HAZARD, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2020) — The Kentucky Office of Rural Health, in partnership with the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, will host two grant writing workshops in March. Both workshops will be held at the Historic Boone Tavern in Berea.
The Rural Health Grant Writing Workshop on March 16-17 will explore how to identify funders and prepare a successful grant application. Topics to be addressed include:
- understanding the diversity of funding opportunities;
- researching and identifying potential funders;
- developing relationships with potential funders;
- writing the key elements of a grant proposal; and,
- packaging a professional grant submission.
The day-and-a-half-long course is designed for organizations and individuals who wish to address rural health issues in their community (rural health providers, clinic and hospital staff, public health professionals, community coalition leaders or others), as well as beginning grant writers seeking to understand the skills needed to research and draft winning grant proposals.
The workshop will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on March 16 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 17.
The cost of the workshop is $55 and includes all workshop materials and meals.
Workshop registration is available online at: https://bit.ly/36koj1N.
For questions or more information about the Rural Health Grant Writing Workshop, please contact Rural Project Manager Lisa Garza at firstname.lastname@example.org or 606-439-3557.
The EMS Grant Writing Workshop on March 18 will help rural emergency medical services (EMS) agencies and other interested partners better understand how to:
- identify possible funding opportunities;
- make sense of rural relevant data important to EMS agencies;
- write the key elements of a grant proposal; and,
- package a professional grant submission.
The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The cost of the one-day workshop is $25 and includes all workshop materials and lunch.
Workshop registration is available online at: https://bit.ly/30Mq0E2.
For questions or more information about the EMS Grant Writing Workshop, please contact Rural Outreach Coordinator Scott Helle at email@example.com or 606-439-3557.
The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH), established in 1991, is a federal-state partnership authorized by federal legislation. The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (located in Hazard) serves as the federally-designated Kentucky Office of Rural Health. The mission of the KORH is to support the health and well-being of Kentuckians by promoting access to rural health services. The program provides a framework for linking small rural communities with local, state and federal resources while working toward long-term solutions to rural health issues. The KORH assists clinicians, administrators and consumers in finding ways to improve communications, finances and access to quality health care while ensuring that funding agencies and policymakers are made aware of the needs of rural communities.