Grant Writing Workshops to Help Skill Up Bathurst Community Groups | western avocado

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COUNCILOR Marg Hogan hopes to improve the skills of community groups through some upcoming grant writing workshops. While she hopes to see the Bathurst Regional Council launch its own program, other workshops are currently being offered where people can learn the skills needed to successfully apply for grants. The Council has partnered with Regional Development Australia Central West to host two free grant-writing workshops on Tuesday, May 17 in the Panorama Room at Bathurst Panthers. ALSO MAKING THE NEWS: A workshop for community groups will take place at 3 p.m., while another for business groups will take place at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend either workshop, however, they will be structured to meet the requirements of the target audience. To register, visit Cr Hogan said there could be great results for the community if people developed these important grant-writing skills. “What I’m hoping for from these initial workshops is that we get a good turnout and that a lot of people in the room start talking to each other, because hopefully we’ll eventually build a strong proposal writing capacity. grant within the community and that they could start to partner together rather than working in silos,” she said. She urged people to sign up. “Writing a grant application is a skill and it’s not just about setting up a grant. It’s about doing the groundwork and making sure you’re ready to apply when the rounds of grants come in,” she said. Cr Hogan said next month’s workshops are just the beginning to improve grant-writing skills locally as the council plans to develop its own program to help the community.” It’s a work in progress and I hope it’s something we We’ll also be able to partner with businesses, so watch that space on that one,” she said. Our reporters work hard to bring local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our content from trust :