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On Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Senators Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) will host a seminar for Delawareans interested in learning the nuts and bolts of applying for federal and local grant awards.

The free event will be held at Delaware Technical Community College’s Terry Campus in the Education and Technology Building from 12 – 4:30 p.m. for businesses, organizations and individuals seeking to obtain funding through government grants. Participants will learn about the grant awards available to them and how to complete a successful application, as well as how to tell their organization’s story, leverage funding and work with Congressional staff. Participants will learn from Sheila Bravo of the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, Cynthia Pritchard of Philanthropy Delaware and Stuart Comstock-Gay of the Delaware Community Foundation. 

While the event is a free service to the public, registration is required. To register, email federalgrants_carper@carper.senate.gov by Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.