OHSLA Grant Writing Workshop

  • 25 Aug 2017
  • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Akron-Summit County Public Library
  • 8

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Grant Writing Workshop:
Introduction to Proposal Writing and Introduction to Project Budgets

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with boxed lunch break at Noon

Brian Schultz, Community Outreach Manager at the Foundation Center's Cleveland Office

Brian Schultz, Community Outreach Manager at the Foundation Center's Cleveland Office, will present two classes on Proposal Writing and Project Budgets:

Introduction to Proposal Writing: 

This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:

  • The basic elements of a proposal
  • The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal
  • How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no

Introduction to Project Budgets: 

If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, this class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.  We will discuss:

  • The basic components of a project budget including income and expenses
  • How to estimate the realistic cost of a project
  • What other financial documents you may also need to submit with your proposal
Class Materials: 


Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 S. High St.
Akron, OH 44326
Main phone: (330) 643-9000
Website: http://www.akronlibrary.org/locations/main-library

Parking Information:

The High/Market parking deck connects to the Library. There is a fee for parking. More information is available here


Boxed Lunches will be available for $7 from Stray Dog Cafe, payable by cash or credit cards. Attendees will order and pay at check-in, and the lunches will be delivered at Noon. Vegetarian options will be available.

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