College holding free grant-writing seminar

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 09:55 AM

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar entitled “Finding and Writing Grants” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at its Warren County campus in Warrenton.

The seminar will focus on how to get organized to prepare grant proposals, along with grant-writing tips. Topics will include how to be prepared as an organization, elements of a grant proposal, researching potential funders and building relationships with funders.

The instructor will be Karen Kennedy, community development manager for the Sanford/Lee County Community Development Department in Sanford.

Seating is limited, and participants must pre-register by Aug. 29.

For more information, contact Tanya Weary, the director of the college’s small business center, at or (252) 738-3240.

Registration can be completed online at