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Lake Region RC&D to Host Grant Workshop

November 6, 2014 - November 7, 2014


Grant Certificate Course in Kansas 

USGG’s Grant Certificate Course is a two-day dynamic grant writing workshop for nonprofits, government agencies, schools, universities, and churches that teaches you how to find, write and win foundation and federal grants. This course is for nonprofit employees and executives that want to improve their grant writing success. USGG’s grant writing team of trainers and consultants have won more than $450 million in grants and we share secrets to our success. Several past participants have won more than $500,000 after receiving their Certificates. Particiants will receive a Certificate  in Professional Grant Writing following a fast-paced workshop that includes the following learning objectives and resource tools:

How to Find Grants

  • 115 websites to find grants
  • 26 federal agencies that give grants
  • 900 federal grant programs
  • 4,000 foundations grant resources in Florida
  • 2,000 technology grant resources
  • 1,600 for law enforcement grant resources

How to Write Grants

  • 8 key components to a winning grant proposal
  • 4 essential elements to a good problem statement or need statement
  • MIssion statements, goals, and SMART objectives
  • Work plans, timeline, gaant charts, and logic models
  • Budgets, budget narratives, budget justification
  • Sustainability plans
  • 6 methodogies for program evaluation

How to Win Grants

  • Case studies of winning federal grants
  • 10 steps to grant readiness
  • 15 grant reviewer sites – sign up to be a federal grants reviewer
  • 381 page workbook with sample proposals
  • Sample grants management reports and tools
  • 2 GB USB with grant tools and resources
  • Weekly grant notifications


This workshop is sponsored by Lake Region RC&D.  For more information and to register, please click here.


Trainer Qualifications

Beverly Santicola, President and CEO of US Government Grants, is a national training consultant with expertise in grant writing, grant administration, and nonprofit leadership. Since 2001 she has trained more than 6,000 nonprofit organizations throughout the US and Puerto Rico. Beverly has served as a federal grants reviewer as well as Certified Federal Grants Administrator. Her work in rural America led to recognition by Encore.org as a Purpose Prize Fellow in 2010. She and the USGG team have won more than $450 million in grants for their clients. Client testimonials are on the USGG website.



November 6, 2014
November 7, 2014


Lake Region RC&D


Franklin County Annex – Commissioner’s Room
1428 Main Street
Ottawa, KS United States
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