Komen Lowcountry Offers Grants Training Workshops

The Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will offer two grants training workshops for all prospective grantees in Charleston and Conway. The first workshop will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Trident Community Center in North Charleston from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The second workshop will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Coastal Carolina University Wall Boardroom from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost for each workshop is $15 for the first person and $10 for any others from your organization. Tickets for both workshops can be purchased online at http://www.komenlowcountry.org/grants/. Lunch will be provided at both workshops.

Komen Lowcountry’s grants training workshops will highlight findings from the organization’s 2011 Community Profile research project, their new funding priorities and important changes to the grant process. In addition to the training, the workshop will provide an excellent opportunity for networking and developing collaborations with new partners. A representative from all prospective grantees is required to attend a session in order to submit a funding proposal.

Questions about the grant workshops can be directed to the main Komen Lowcountry office at (843) 556-8011. 

About the Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure 

The Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the local partner for the world’s largest and most progressive grassroots network fighting breast cancer. Through annual events like the Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure, the Komen Lowcountry Affiliate has invested more than $4 million in local breast health and breast cancer awareness projects in 17 counties. Seventy-five percent of net proceeds generated by the Affiliate stay in the 17-county service area, while the remaining income goes to the national Komen for the Cure Award and Research Grant Programs — supporting research, awards and educational and scientific programs around the world. For more information, visit www.komenlowcountry.org, www.facebook.com/komencountry and www.twitter.com/komenlowcountry.



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