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Master Writing Grant Proposals - Live Online Workshop July 24-25, 2024

Master the techniques of writing superior proposals in the Professional Grant Development Live Online Workshop sponsored by the Grant Training Center.

July 24-25, 2024
10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

The Professional Grant Development live online workshop, which is normally held at the University of South Carolina, has moved online. It will include the same content and length of instruction.

You will learn how to:

  1. Research and identify potential funding sources
  2. Address federal and foundation application guidelines
  3. Find foundation and corporate giving for South Carolina
  4. Demonstrate the merits and innovation of your proposal
  5. Write professional grants that stand out from the competition

$595.00 workshop fee includes a comprehensive list of resources, workbook, and a certificate of completion. There is a rebate of $45.00 per person for two or more registrants from the same organization.

Space is first come, first served. Register

Can't make this session? Register for the self-paced course

You may also be interested in the Essentials of Grant Management Online Workshop on July 30, 2024. Learn more.

Register for Grant Training Center membership and a workshop and receive a $50 rebate. Only the highest discount will apply.

Questions? Call (866) 704-726.

Registration Open for Opportunity SC: 2024

October 17 - 18, 2024 | Charleston, SC

Registration is now open for South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development's (SCACED) annual conference at the Charleston Gaillard Center & Francis Marion Hotel.

Opportunity SC: 2024 will be a Celebration & Gala commemorating SCACED’s 30th anniversary. Spanning two days, Thursday, October 17 through Friday, October 18, the 25th annual conference will introduce attendees to integrated, innovative and sustainable solutions for low-wealth communities across the state and region. This year the conference will focus on the theme "The Journey to Now: 30 Years of Impact."

Early bird discounts on tickets are available until August 30.

The first 50 registrants will receive a free copy of Just Action, co-authored by keynote speaker Leah Rothstein.
**Registrants will receive their free copy in-person at the conference**


FEMA Region 4 Webinar Series - “A More Resilient Tomorrow”

The Webinar series “A More Resilient Tomorrow” is co-hosted by FEMA Region 4 and Mississippi – Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and will start monthly webinars in June running through October 2024. The purpose of the webinar series is to inform and prepare citizens and stakeholders in the Southeast United States on potential summer and fall hazards.

Please join FEMA Region 4 Hurricane Program Manager Brandon Bolinski and FEMA Region 4 Chief Meteorologist Rebecca Moulton at 1 p.m. CT/ 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday June 5th for a presentation regarding the 2024 hurricane season.

You will learn more about the hazards for this upcoming season, a description of Evacuation Zones and what are the expectations if you live in one, preparedness resources available to you, and much more. Following the presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the FEMA Region 4 Hurricane Liaison Team.

Register for the webinars

  • Upcoming Webinars:
  • July 10, 2024 - How Communities are Adapting to Extreme Heat. A talk with Miami Dade County Chief Heat Officer Dr. Jane Gilbert.
  • August 12, 2024 - Empowering Rural Area Residents through Improved Information Delivery. Presented by the Southeast Health District of Georgia Department of Public Health.

If you would like to get updates on this webinar series and more information about how to be better prepared for all hazards, please subscribe to the Region 4 Preparedness Newsletter.

If you have any questions, please contact FEMA Region 4 External Affairs at fema-r4-stakeholder-relations@fema.dhs.gov.

Stormwater Training

American Stormwater Institute, LLC is offering stormwater training. The full class schedule is available on the ASI website.

The National Stormwater Center offers certified stormwater inspector training classes. Information on classes and how to register is available on the National Stormwater Center website.

Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals - Free Training

Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. This training—Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals—emphasizes the use of integrated pest management to address public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus and others. The training offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

The training includes 11 courses. Take all of them or pick and choose (the first three are required, then take courses in any order):

  1. Vector-Borne Diseases of Public Health Importance
  2. Integrated Pest Management Basics
  3. Performance Assessment and Improvement of Vector Control Services
  4. Tick Biology and Control
  5. Mosquito Biology and Control
  6. Toxicology of Pesticides
  7. Rodent Management
  8. Pests and Vectors in Food and Housing Environments
  9. Special Pest Management Considerations for Schools
  10. Risk Communication Basics
  11. Bed Bug Biology and Control

Visit the following website to register and to learn more about the training: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/elearn/vcehp.html.