Monthly Archives: October 2019

October 30, 2019 Anne

Grant Writing and Grant Administration Workshop

Grant Administration Workshop 2019

Grant Writing Workshop 2019

Over the past five years, the business, municipalities, nonprofits, and individuals have done an incredible job of writing and winning local, state, federal, and foundation grants.

The workshop is open to all interested citizens, municipal board members and employees, business owners, educators, entrepreneurs, property owners, and nonprofits that have a project idea for grant or need assistance with administering a grant. Local municipalities with open grants are strongly encouraged to attend.

The Workshop will be divided into two sessions. Grant Writing and Grant Administration

What:   Grant Writing and Grant Administration Workshop

When: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

                Session 1: Grant Writing; 9am – 12pm

                Session 2: Grant Administration; 1pm – 4pm

Where: Shared Services Building

                910 S. Decatur Street

                Watkins Glen, NY 14891

The workshop is designed specifically for projects located in Schuyler County. The last hour of each session will be answering your specific questions about current projects.

Registration is required and is limited to the first 20 people for each session. When registering, please indicate which sessions you will be attending.

Please register via email to Amanda Arnold Rodriguez at amanda@flxgateway.com. Include your name, organization, and any grants that you are hoping to apply for or currently administering.

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October 28, 2019 Anne

Over $200,000 in Skill Training Grants Available to Area Businesses

Chemung Schuyler Steuben Workforce New York (CSS WFNY) has Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant funds available to provide training to the employees of Chemung, Schuyler or Steuben County businesses.

The program is designed to provide financial assistance to area businesses to hire new employees in need of skill upgrades, or to upskill their existing workforce to meet the demands of today’s globally competitive marketplace. Grant funds can help pay for training provided by external or internal training providers. New hire On-the-Job Training (OJT) grants can provide up to $2,000 per qualifying new hire, and Customized Training (CT) grants can cover up to 50% of the cost of training existing workers. Applications for training grants are accepted on a rolling basis and have no minimum/maximum cap (other qualifications/limitations may apply.) Employees need not be residents of the three Counties to qualify.

Interested applicants should contact Kellie Christopher, Business Services Manager, for additional information. christopherk@csswfny.com or (607) 368 – 8704.

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