4/8/14
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Ohio EPA to Host Free Grant Writing Workshop

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Ohio EPA’s Dayton Office

Businesses, municipalities, nonprofits and schools are invited to a free workshop designed to help applicants identify the right funder and write solid grant proposals on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton.

Two back-to-back sessions will be offered. Grant Writing 101 will cover finding the right funder and help potential applicants identify foundations, corporations and government grant programs, Grant Writing 102 covers writing a winning proposal by avoiding common mistakes, developing realistic objectives and correctly identifying activities and budgets.

Registration by email is required to attend the workshop. To register, contact Dennis Clement at dennis.clement@epa.ohio.gov.

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was created in 1972 to consolidate efforts to protect and improve air quality, water quality and waste management in Ohio. Since then, air pollutants dropped by as much as 90 percent; large rivers meeting standards improved from 21 percent to 89 percent; and hundreds of polluting, open dumps were replaced with engineered landfills and an increased emphasis on waste reduction and recycling.


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