Free Professional Grant Writing Workshop in Tampa

The Center For Non-Profit and Community Development and The National Institute for Strategic and Tactical Planning will host  free professional grant writing workshops in basic grant writing on:

May 22, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605.

May 25 , 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at West Tampa Library – 2312 West Union Street, Tampa, FL 33607.

May 31 , 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605.

(All classes are the same, please pick one)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Staff, administrators, board members of non-profits, faith based organizations, government agencies and other tax-exempt status organizations.

Learn How To:
 Describe the different types of grants
 Describe the different types of grantors
 Identify research tools available to the grant seeker
 Describe the fundamental of grant writing
 Describe the proposal writing process
 Describe concept paper, letter of Intent, and letter of inquiry process
 Identify grant terms

For more information, contact Michael Randolph at 813-857-7657. . Seating is limited; please e-mail us at wefindgrants@aol.com to confirm a seat and to attain an invitation and workshop packet. No one will be admitted without an invitation. (Please give date you plan to attend.)

Grant Writing Workshops

The West Tampa Community Development Corporation and The National Institute for Strategic and Tactical Planning will host a free professional grant writing workshop in basic grant writing on:

  • January 19 , 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at West Tampa Library – 2312 West Union Street, Tampa, FL 33607.
  • January 25 , 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605.
  • January 31 , 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605.

(All classes are the same)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Staff, administrators, board members of non-profits, faith based organizations, government agencies and other tax-exempt status organizations.

Learn How To:

  • Describe the different types of grants
  • Describe the different types of grantors
  • Identify research tools available to the grant seeker
  • Describe the fundamental of grant writing
  • Describe the proposal writing process
  • Describe concept paper, letter of Intent, and letter of inquiry process
  • Identify grant terms

For more information, contact Michael Randolph at 813-857-7657. Seating is limited; please e-mail wefindgrants@aol.com to confirm a seat and to attain an invitation and workshop packet. No one will be admitted without an invitation. (Please give date you plan to attend.)

Free Professional Grant Writing Workshop

The West Tampa Community Development Corporation and The National Institute for Strategic and Tactical Planning will host a free professional grant writing workshop in basic grant writing on:

October 13 , 2012 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at West Tampa Library – 2312 West Union Street, Tampa, FL 33607.

October 19 , 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605.

October 26 , 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605.

(All classes are the same, please pick one)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Staff, administrators, board members of non-profits, faith based organizations, government agencies and other tax-exempt status organizations.

Learn How To:

  •   Describe the different types of grants
  •   Describe the different types of grantors
  •   Identify research tools available to the grant seeker
  •   Describe the fundamental of grant writing
  •   Describe the proposal writing process
  •   Describe concept paper, letter of Intent, and letter of inquiry process
  •   Identify grant terms

For more information, contact Michael Randolph at 813-857-7657 . Seating is limited; please e-mail  wefindgrants@aol.com or mikeconsultant@gmail.com to confirm a seat and to attain an invitation and workshop packet. No one will be admitted without an invitation. (Please give date you plan to attend.)

Historic Preservation Challenge Grant Committee Forming

In December 2011, the County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) adopted the “Historic Preservation Challenge Grant Program” to promote historic preservation, heritage tourism, and related economic development within Hillsborough County (both incorporated and unincorporated areas). Available grant funds will be awarded to selected applicants on a minimum of 1:1 matching basis, not to exceed an award of more than of $250,000 per applicant, per project in any county budget year. For more info on the grant see Historic Preservation Challenge Grant Program.

Hillsborough County Commissioners are now seeking residents to serve on several County citizen advisory boards and councils. Residents interested in seeking appointment must be registered voters in Hillsborough County. These are voluntary positions, and members serve without compensation. Applicants may apply to more than one board, but may only serve on one board at a time.

The deadline for applying is February 9, 2012. Appointments will be scheduled for a meeting of the Board of County Commissioners in March or April, 2012.

An application is available in the Commissioners’ reception area on the second floor of County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa; by calling the Boards and Councils Coordinator at 813-272-5826; or on the County’s website at: www.hillsboroughcounty.org. Click on the “County Commission” link on the left-hand side of the page, then the “Advisory Boards and Committees” sublink. The “Application Questionnaire For County Appointments” is in the middle of the page. The form can be filled out, and then scanned and emailed, faxed, hand-delivered or mailed.

If you apply to a Board that requires a background check, you must also submit a Background Investigation Disclosure and Authorization Form, which also is available on the website. Forms must be signed and dated. Additional directions for submission are listed on the form.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM, GRANT REVIEW COMMITTEE–newly created committee that will review grant applications submitted in response to two annual grant application periods for the County’s Historic Preservation Challenge Grant Program.  Committee will rank and prioritize the applications and make funding recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.

There are nine positions.  Terms are for two years.  No member shall serve more than two successive terms.  At least three members must be residents of the cities of Temple Terrace, Tampa and Plant City, with the reminder of the members residing in the unincorporated area of Hillsborough County.  Members should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: historic preservation; architecture; heritage tourism, destination marketing; marketing and economic development; landscape architecture; and interior design.  Meeting schedule: To be determined.

For more information, contact Luann Finley, Director of Board Services, at 813-272-5826.

Promote Florida Heritage Tourism

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

Florida Trust for Historic PreservationThis year the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation is partnering with VISIT FLORIDA, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, Florida Attractions Association, Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, the Florida Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Florida Association of Museums for Florida Tourism Day.

As you may know, the purpose of Florida Tourism Day is to educate the legislature, media and Floridians about the importance of Florida’s tourism industry and the rationale for public funding. It is the perfect day to let our lawmakers know just how vital tourism is to our state and how crucial it is for them to support Florida’s No. 1 industry.

Historic Preservation is a VITAL PART of Tourism.  The Florida Trust has a full day of visits planned for January 18th and NEEDS you to attend.

Please register today (deadline January 10th)! Meet with your colleagues from around the state, enjoy a CEO briefing and then visit your Legislators in their Tallahassee Offices. After your work is done – come to a “Street Party” on South Adams and enjoy the festivities.

Your participation is critical to educate and remind the legislators that historic preservation is an important component of Tourism and has a tremendous economic impact.

Tourism Day Registration Form and Tentative Schedule

For information on special lodging deals, contact the Florida Trust at 850-224-8128.

2011 Florida Trust Annual Conference

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

Florida Trust for Historic PreservationRegistration is now open for the 2011 Florida Trust Annual Statewide Preservation Conference. Each May, Florida’s historic preservation community comes together at the Annual Statewide Preservation Conference to share ideas and learn from others. Highlights from this year’s program include:

  • Keynote Speaker Robert McNulty, founder and President of Partners for Livable Communities
  • Restoration Marketplace
  • Annual Statewide Preservation Awards Ceremony and Reception in Winter Park
  • Opening Reception at the Orange County Regional History Center
  • Tours of local historic districts, Downtown Orlando, Eatonville, Winter Park, Maitland, Sanford, and Polk County
  • Professional Development Workshops

Click here to download the Preliminary Program. Early registration ends April16; the last day to register prior to on-site registration is May 6. To download just the registration forms, click here.

The Conference Headquarters Hotel is the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Orlando. www.grandbohemianhotel.com

The Florida Trust is going green! The preliminary program will be posted on the website www.floridatrust.org. If you are unable to download the document, please contact our office for a hard copy. 850-224-8128 or information@floridatrust.org.