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Ask the Experts: All About Grants! 

Join us to discuss all things grant-seeking related.  AFP is excited to pull together three ladies who have spent many years entrenched in the world of grant writing - Cathy Hatch (Polk County), Johnna Martinez (GiveWell Community Foundation) and Marcia Ford (Retired/School Board).  These ladies will share their best tips on finding, writing and managing grant proposals and projects.  Every attendee will undoubtedly walk away with tips to either ignite or strengthen their own agency's grant funding. The program will also include Q&A time with our panel, so be sure to have your questions ready! 

When: August 10th, 2016  Time : 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  Networking and Lunch - 11:30 a.m. AFP GPCC electronic
*Development Dollars and Announcements - 11:45 a.m. *Program starts immediately at 12:00 p.m. United Way of Central Florida - Board Room 5605 U.S. 98 Highland City, FL 33846  $12.50 for Members   $15 Non-members $20 Walk-ins

Lunch is provided. 

An RSVP is required.  RSVPS ARE DUE August 9th by noon. All registrations must be made online. Please register here

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