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Spring 2012 Proposal Writing Workshop series provides tools to increase grant funding

Thursday, February 09, 2012  
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For immediate release – 2/9/12
Contact: NICNE, 815-394-4384

Rockford, Ill., – The Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence (NICNE) at Rockford College presents the Proposal Writing Workshop Series Spring 2012. This series provides the tools necessary for organizations to secure grant funding. This practical, fast-paced and hands-on approach to grant writing is complemented by knowledge from various experts in the field. The Workshop instructor is David Buchen, Grant Coordinator, Rock Valley College. Each session will be held from 2-4:30 p.m. in Room 122 of the Rockford College facility at 5100 E. State Street.

Following is a listing of the Proposal Writing Workshop Series Spring 2012 programming offered by NICNE:

Thursday, March 8, 2012, Session One,
Grant Project Foundation Development
Thursday, March 22, 2012, Session Two
Researching Funders
Thursday, April 5, 2012, Session Three
Basic Structures of Grants
Thursday, April 19, 2012, Session Four
Language Mechanics
Guest presenter: Suzanne Berger
Thursday, May 3, 2012, Session Five
Thursday, May 17, 2012, Session Six
Federal Grant Proposal Development
Guest co-presenter: Lynn Gibson

Cost: $70 per session if register by Feb. 17, 2012. $75 per session after February 17, 2012

For more information contact Karen Ream, Program and Membership
Coordinator, at 815-394-4384 or

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