Georgia Main Street Training Calendar
Through training opportunities we learn to advance ourselves as well as our community, through an exchange in ideas and by creating a universal language of common themes and concepts which we can build upon. Whether you are looking for beginner courses that explain the basics of the Main Street Program or more intensive economic development trainings, we strive to share opportunities that make downtown development practices more applicable and successful in your own city. Please take a look at the calendar below and note upcoming opportunities throughout the state and nationally.
THIRD THURSDAY’S COFFEE AND CONVERSATIONS
Join us over zoom on the third Thursday of every month to connect with fellow manager’s, dialogue with Georgia Main Street staff and celebrate as we come together to share in our program’s successes.
Upcoming Meeting Dates: (all meetings start at 10am EST)
– Sept. 15, 2022
– Oct. 20, 2022
– Nov. 17, 2022
– Dec. 15, 2022
Successful Grant Writing Tactics for your Downtown Programs
Grant writing is a critical funding lifeline for many downtown programs, but where do you start? What is needed to write a successful grant? In this workshop, participants will learn how to research and respond to grant opportunities and how to develop successful grant proposals that present a solid case for awarding a grant to your organization.
Topics to be covered:
– Finding grants
– How to effectively tell your story
– The Dos and Don’ts for writing a good application
– What to do after you are awarded the grant.
– Practitioners Panel discussing successful grant-funded projects.
When: October 4, 2022 (9am – 3:30pm)
Where: Fayetteville City Hall Training Room
Registration Link: https://gamainst.regfox.com/grants-workshop-fayetteville