Larry Elle 
Professional Development Collaborative, Inc. 


Tuesday March 7, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

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ETR Career Center, Framingham 
1671 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701

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An Introduction to Grant Writing 

WHEN:           Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

WHERE:         ETR Career Center Framingham, MA,
                        1671 Worcester Rd.
                        Framingham, MA 01701

                        Workshop Rm 2, Lower Level

In the Framingham Office Park, Rt. 9 westbound, just west of Route 9 and the Mass Turnpike.

Free parking available.

Cost: $60.00  ($54.00 plus $6.00 Materials fee)

Grant writing skills are a hot, in-demand skill. They are invaluable to anyone working in non-profits, community programs, government agencies, academic research, arts and environmental groups and even corporations seeking grants or government contracts. This ability is also a valuable skill for job seekers or volunteers serving in community based organizations.

This half-day grant writing workshop provides an introduction to the grant writing process including an overview of the essential administrative functions for grant acquisition, types of funding sources, cultivation of funders, the anatomy of a grant, and preparing a proposal paper.

Participants Will Gain the Following  Benefits:

  • An overview of fundraising in today’s competitive environment
  • “Hands on” skills in researching funding sources
  • Understanding of how to approach and cultivate funding prospects
  • Mastery of all the elements of grant writing basics
  • Grant Writing Tips and Best Practices             

    PRESENTER: Lisa Perry-Wood is a principal in Clarity Consulting Partners, with over 25 years of grant writing and fundraising experience. Her client list has included small and large non-profits, government agencies, public and charter schools, providing grants and fundraising work in education, the arts, science, human services, social justice and other areas. Lisa has taught a 3-credit course in grant writing and fund development for local colleges and universities, as well as numerous workshops and classes for Associated Grant Makers in Boston. She was the founding president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Grants Professionals Association. Lisa lives in Lexington, Massachusetts and is a certified yoga teacher/Ayurveda consultant.

Register online and reserve your seat Now.  Workshop size is limited to 25.  Registration ends 9:30am March 7, 2017 or when workshop is full.

If paying by check, your check must be received by February 28, 2017.  We are not responsible for lost, delayed, or misdirected mail.  Major credit cards accepted via PayPal. You do NOT need a PayPal account or registration to use PayPal. 

Refunds are subject to a $10 cancellation fee. 

Refunds are provided to workshop participants when they notify the Professional Development Collaborative 24 hours in advance of the workshop. Credit card charges and handling are subtracted from the amount refunded. A credit may also be applied to a future workshop in lieu of a refund. All refund requests should be sent by email to:

Refund requests that arrive after the workshop begins are not accepted and no refund will be provided.

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The Professional Development Collaborative, Inc. is a non-profit education and training center for professionals in transition who are seeking to grow their skills and utilize their expertise in a professional setting.  Subject matter experts with in-demand skills provide affordable training, while businesses and organizations offer collaborative work opportunities and employment alliances.  The vision of the PDC is to create an organization that grows the skills of highly motivated professionals, and in turn, is an aid to the New England economy. We welcome your help as volunteers, trainers, or employed professionals open to mentoring other professionals.


 “Training Today’s Professionals For Tomorrow’s Workplace”