News Release, College of Southern Maryland

La Plata, MD- The 14th Annual Free Grant Training Seminar at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) La Plata Campus Sept. 12 will offer expert tips in how to identify potential funders, write solid grant requests and tap into the many local, regional and national resources available to nonprofits.

Candid. Foundation Center Community Outreach Manager Elizabeth Madjlesi will present at the free event and share expert tips with grant seekers on how to use data, technology and research to better their nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises or individual donors. The event will highlight smarter giving and receiving. This seminar is strongly recommended for anyone who writes grant proposals for nonprofit organizations, county and state agencies, academic institutions or civic associations.

The event will be held 1:30–4:30 p.m. at the CSM Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Chaney Enterprises Conference Room 113. The campus is located at 8730 Mitchell Road in La Plata.

Sponsored by CSM, the Nonprofit Institute, Charles County Government, the Governor’s Grants Office, the Charles County Public Library and the Charles County Charitable Trust, registration is required.

The Charles County Economic Development Department is sponsoring beverages for this event.  For more information, contact the Nonprofit Institute at CSM, Charles County Coordinator Cara Fogarty at, or at 301.659.3182.

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