Larry Elle 
Professional Development Collaborative, Inc. 


Friday, May 19, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

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Career Source Career Center 
186 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Advanced Grant Writing 

WHEN:     Friday, May 19, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

WHERE:        Career Source Career Center
                       186 Alewife Brook Parkway
                       Cambridge, MA, 02138
                       3rd Floor

in the Fresh Pond Shopping Ctr., near the Alewife T Station.

Free parking available.

Cost: $66.00  ($60.00 plus $6.00 Materials fee)

You’ve learned basic grant writing skills and now you’re ready to design, develop and write your own. This course will provide the know-how you need to give your grant proposal a fighting chance. Workshop participants will have an in-depth review of the major building blocks of successful grant proposals. Special attention will be paid to case statements, preparing budgets, management plans and evaluation. Pitfalls and best practices will be discussed, as well as what reviewers and funders are looking for. Ample time for challenging questions and hands-on exercises will be included in the presentation.

You’ll learn how to write compelling case statements; develop budget categories and budget narratives; design a grant management plan and learn the basic grant logic model and winning evaluation practices.

Participants Will Gain the Following Benefits:

  • Participants will increase knowledge of best practices in developing and writing foundation, state and federal grant proposals
  • Hands-on exercises will advance proposal writing skills
  • Experienced grant writers may be offered time for consultation on individual projects

Who Should Attend: Experienced grant writers or those who have attended the Intro to Grant Writing class.


      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 taught a 3-credit course in grant writing and fund development for local colleges and universities, and numerous workshops for Associated Grant Makers in Boston. She is the founding president of the MA Chapter of the Grants Professionals Association and lives in Lexington, is a certified yoga teacher/Ayurveda consultant, and received a Masters of Divinity in May 2016.           

Register online and reserve your seat Now.  Workshop size is limited to 24.  Registration ends 9:00am May 19, 2017 or when workshop is full. 

If paying by check your check must be received by May 12, 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”