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Free grant writing workshop Nov. 2 in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2016) — Former W.K. Kellogg Foundation official Dr. Robert F. Long will lead a free, full-day grant writing workshop at the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky on Nov. 2. Dr. Long will share insights on navigating the world of grant funding, discuss what makes for successful grant proposals and how to frame a creative project for funding.

The Strategic Fundraising: Effective Grant Development workshop, part of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky’s “Health for a Change” training series, is limited to 100 participants and advance registration is required. It will be held 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the Foundation’s offices at 1640 Lyndon Farm Court, Suite 100, in Louisville. Lunch will be provided. The Foundation recommends that, if possible, interested organizations send two participants each. Register here.

Dr. Long, currently is Visiting Distinguished Professor of Nonprofit Leadership at Murray State University, in Murray, Kentucky. He teaches organizational and leadership development in the Nonprofit Leadership Studies Program. Prior to joining Murray State University in 2008, Dr. Long retired from a 15-year career with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation where he served as vice president for programs.

About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested more than $26 million in health policy research, advocacy and pilot project grants across the Commonwealth. Funded by an endowment, the mission of the Foundation is to address the unmet health care needs of Kentuckians by informing and influencing health policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Follow the Foundation on Twitter and on Facebook, or visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.