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Introduction to Grant Writing

As a seasoned grant writer or newcomer, you will practice the essentials of writing grant proposals in this interactive and creative workshop.

You will learn everything from how to write, research and locate funding sources to where to find grant writing tips and tutorials that have taken years of expertise to cultivate. This includes where to find grant opportunities, how to select the best fits for funding, how to organize and present program information, and methods for evaluating a grant program’s success.

Let our insight into the vast resources, grant search, and grant writing strategies benefit your organization.

About the Instructor

Christina Ryder is the CEO of The Grantwell, LLC and is a former social worker, a current sociologist, and expert in federal and foundation funding requests, program development, and social science evaluation research. She graduated from Vanguard University of Southern California with a degree in Sociology and then from the University of California, Irvine with a Masters in Social Science with a concentration in demography and social analysis and course focus on social inequality. Throughout her professional career she has participated in various federal grant evaluations including program evaluations on behalf of the USDA, FEMA, SAMHSA, HHS, and the DOJ. As a Certified Sociology Practitioner (CSP) and federally recognized statistician, she has also participated in, or authored, over 40 various social science research studies endeavors, journal articles, and community based reports.

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Mar 22 2024


9:00 am - 4:30 pm



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405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806


Missouri SBDC at MSU
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