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Grant writing seminar is April 10

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By The Staff

Taylor County community leaders, governmental officials and managers of non-profit organizations are invited to attend a seminar on grant writing and funding resource identification set for Thursday, April 10 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

The seminar, which begins at 9 a.m. and continues until 4 p.m., will include presentations from leading local and state experts who will share tips on grant writing and how to identify funding resources. The session will be beneficial for anyone responsible for identifying funding resources for a community or non-profit organization.

The seminar is the second in a six-part series on community strategic planning sponsored by The Center. The Roadmap for Community Success series provides community leaders and elected officials in the 42-county service area with resources needed to better serve residents in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

Registration fee is $20 and will include course materials and lunch. Pre-registration is encouraged due to space limitations. On-site registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. the day of the seminar at The Center, which is located at 2292 South U.S. 27 at Stoplight No. 15.

Pending final approval by the Governor's Office of Local Government, the seminar will be recognized as an accredited course under House Bill 810 County Official Training Program.

The Center is a non-profit organization that provides economic and community development programs to communities in Southern and Eastern Kentucky and is home to several statewide and national technology-based programs.

For more information on the series of community strategic planning seminars or to pre-register, contact The Center for Rural Development at (606) 677-6000 or e-mail Pat Bradley at pbradley@centertech.com or Richard Hunley at rhunley@centertech.com.