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GCC to offer grant writing workshop on Dec. 17

December 13, 2019

Grant writing experts Lori Booth and Andrea Newby are hosting a workshop that will provide local leaders and staff with valuable tools and techniques to create better program outcomes and stronger grant applications and budgets.

This program offers participants one full day hands-on training workshop scheduled on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST at Gogebic Community College in Ironwood and includes lunch.  

To begin the day, speakers will discuss grant readiness, introduce logic models, present key proposal writing techniques, and provide tips for developing strong budgets. Participants will then have the opportunity to practice applying these tools to his or her own organization or program, leaving with content and examples that can be used in future grant applications. also learn additional tips and techniques to enable success. 

The fee to attend the course is $175. To register, contact the Gogebic Community College — Workforce Development office at 906-307-1234.

For questions on the session, contact Lori by phone or text at 906-458-3153 or email [email protected]

Andrea Newby has been the program director for the Gogebic Range Health Foundation for two years. She is personally passionate about living and promoting an active and healthy lifestyle in the community and brings that passion to her work at the Gogebic Range Health Foundation. Newby has a master’s degree in nonprofit organizational management with eight years of experience in community and organizational program planning, development and sustainability. Her experience also includes group facilitation, leading coalitions and grant writing. 

Lori Booth has been a grant professional for over 25 years. Her experience covers all aspects of the grant seeking and management process, from researching potential funders and funding sources, cultivating relationships, and preparing and submitting grant requests, applications, proposals and budgets; to monitoring expenditures and deliverables, preparing and submitting interim and final reports, and securing renewal funding. Booth has a bachelor of science in business administration — management information systems from Michigan Tech, and a master of business administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. As a longtime member of the Grant Professionals Association, Booth has provided facilitation, training and support to nonprofit leaders and staff on a variety of grant-related topics.


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