February 18, 2008

University to host grant-writing workshop

by Hillary Popejoy

CARBONDALE, Ill. – Writing grant applications is a complex process but Southern Illinois University Carbondale can help. The University's Division of Continuing Education is hosting "Introduction to Grants and Grant Writing" Feb. 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for anyone interested in the various aspects of grant development and the grant application process.

The mini-course, in Room 1018 of the Communications Building, will include information about obtaining government and private organization grants. Participants will be encouraged to engage in class discussion and help create a grant proposal outline. After completing the course, participants will have the knowledge and resources they need to write and review grant proposals.

The cost is $50 per person. For more information or to register, contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at www.dce.siu.edu.