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Get the Grant! Funding Your Community Resiliency, Green Infrastructure or Coastal Restoration Project

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Topic(s):

Grant Writing

Priority Issue(s):

Community Resilience , Habitat Conservation

Host Partner(s):

Grand Bay Reserve , Weeks Bay Reserve

Location:

map icon Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS

Date/Time:

calendar icon10/21/2010

Price:

$0.00

Max Applicants:

60

"Get The Grant!  Funding Your Community Resiliency, Green Infrastructure or Coastal Restoration Project" is the first workshop in a series to help decision-makers in city and county governments, natural resource agencies and conservation NGOs maximize funding for community resiliency, green infrastructure and coastal restoration projects.

 

Click here for a copy of local grantor contact information, additional resources for grant applicants, tips for a successful grant application and the event presentation from Natural Capital Development.  To determine the value of volunteer hours, refer to independentsector.org.

Special thanks to our partners who made this event possible.


 

Agenda

Time

Session

Media/Resources

Video

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Acknowledgements

8:50

Why are we here? What’s in it for me?

9:05

Challenges in assuring resilient coastal communities - Emerging disciplines that offer viable solutions: green infrastructure and coastal restoration

9:30

Anatomy of funding agencies

9:45

A grantor’s perspective: Example from MS/AL Sea Grant

10:00

We’re off to the Fair! Enjoy a cup of coffee while you visit the Grants Fair and meet program officers from some of the primary coastal resource funding agencies

10:30

Tips and strategies for successful project development

11:10

Building a project team, finding grant funding and leveraging partnerships

11:40

Wrap-up and Evaluation

11:50

Adjourn to Grants Fair for networking lunch

12:30 p.m.

Grants Fair closed