NCCF Hosts Grant Writing Workshop

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is offering a Grant Writing Workshop on Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 2 – 3 p.m. Paul Benson, Ph.D., will conduct the workshop at the Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Avenue, Dunkirk.

This workshop will include a discussion on the mechanics of writing a grant proposal, ways to identify funding sources, the importance of research to support applications, and the tailoring of proposals to specific audience interests. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and their particular grant writing challenges for discussion.

Paul Benson has worked in grants development for over 23 years. He is versed in editing, grant writing, project management and philanthropic development with outcome-based experience.

Registration is required as space is limited. For more information and to register for this free training, please contact Eileen Dunn, NCCF Program Coordinator at 366-4892 or by March 3, 2017.

The NCCF, incorporated in 1986, is a tax-exempt charitable organization.  Since its establishment, the NCCF has distributed more than $12.9 million in the community through its various grant programs.  It is an organization inherently committed to enriching the northern Chautauqua community and encouraging local philanthropy.  For more information on the NCCF, visit or call 716-366-4892.