“Grant Seeking Basics” Training to be held at Patterson Library

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation in partnership with the Patterson Library and the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Library System are offering a free two-part “Grant Seeking Basics” training on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. The training will be held at the Patterson Library, located at 40 S. Portage St. in Westfield.

A Grant Writing Basics will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m., and a Foundation Directory Online Data Base training will follow from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Participants of this training will learn how to search for grant sources via the Foundation Directory Online database and increase their grant writing skills.

The Foundation Directory Online Data Base is a fully searchable database which includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of grants recently by the nation’s top funders.

Professional grant writer Sherry Lantz will conduct the “Grant Seeking Basics” training.

A Web Specialist from the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System, will facilitate the Foundation Directory Online Searching session.

Registration is required as space is limited. For more information and to register for this training, please contact Eileen Dunn, NCCF Program Coordinator at 366-4892 or edunn@nccfoundation.org by Oct. 4.