Grant-writing seminars aim to help health care organizations

The Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH) will be holding four upcoming training sessions -- one in each geographic region of the state -- on grant-writing basics for organizations in the health care industry. Health care providers and community-based organizations can attend one of the six-hour sessions to learn more about how to write an effective grant proposal.

An experienced grant writer with a strong history of securing grant funds will lead each session. The discussions will cover how to use the Internet to identify and evaluate funding options, develop a budget, and write a grant application. Feedback on specific grant applications also will be available.

Locations and dates for the regional sessions are as follows:

September 16, 2010 (southeast Pennsylvania)
The Inn at Reading
1040 North Park Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610
September 21, 2010 (northeast Pennsylvania)
Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center
100 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
September 30, 2010 (southwest Pennsylvania)
Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center
301 Napoleon Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
October 5, 2010 (northwest Pennsylvania)
Arlington Hotel
1 Seneca Street
Oil City, PA 16301

All conference materials and lunch are included in the $89 registration fee. To register, visit http://www.porh.psu.edu/ online.

For more information, contact Terri Klinefelter, outreach coordinator with the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, at 814-863-8214 or tjc136@psu.edu.

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Last Updated September 07, 2010