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McCaskill staff to Host Free Economic Development and Grant Training Seminar at University of Missouri St. Louis

St. Louis - As part of her ongoing effort to equip Missouri’s non-profit organizations with the tools needed to succeed, the office of the U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will host its next Economic Development and Grant Training Workshop in Saint Louis on December 12, to provide resources and useful tools to help organizations access federal grants and loan programs which support public infrastructure, job growth, and business development.

Representatives from the federal agencies will aim to provide information and resources to small businesses, local governments, chambers of commerce, and non-profit organizations on how they access these federal dollars.  Presenters invited to attend from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the US Department of Agriculture, Veterans Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, Economic Development Administration, MO Procurement Technical Assistance Center, MO Department of Economic Development, MO Department of National Resources, and the US Department of Commerce. Dr. Nancy Kinney from the UMSL Non-Profit Management and Leadership Team will give an overview of grant writing.

WHEN:                 Monday, December 12, 2011
                             8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 
WHERE:               UMSL J.C. Penny Conference Center
                             One University Boulevard
                             Saint Louis, MO 63121
                             Park in Lot C
 
WHAT:  Economic Development and Grant Training Workshop to provide resources to small businesses, local government organizations, and non-profits on how to apply for grant and low-interest loan opportunities.
 
WHO:  Representatives from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the US Department of Agriculture, Veterans Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, Economic Development Administration, MO Procurement Technical Assistance Center, MO Department of Economic Development, US Army Corp of Engineers, MO Department of National Resources, and the US Department of Commerce. Dr. Nancy Kinney from the UMSL Non-Profit Management and Leadership Team will give an overview of grant writing.
 
HOW:  For more information or to sign up your organization, contact Senator McCaskill’s Saint Louis office at 314-367-1364.  Seating is limited, so please register early.

Use the form below to register for the Economic Development and Grant Training Seminar.