CCSR hosting workshops for small grant awards
Oct 19, 2009 2:20 PM | Print
Share

The Center for Community Support and Research at Wichita State University will kick off its sixth year of the Compassion Kansas initiative in October with informational workshops.

Attendance at one of these workshops is required for qualifying organizations interested in applying for small grant awards and technical assistance. Workshops are held from 1-5 p.m. in various locations throughout Kansas on the following dates:

• Tuesday, Oct. 27, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
• Wednesday, Oct. 28, Garden City Community College
• Monday, Nov. 2, Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka
• Tuesday, Nov. 3, WSU Marcus Welcome Center

A maximum of two people per organization may attend. To register, e-mail the date of the workshop you would like to attend along with your name, organization, telephone and e-mail address to angela.gaughan@wichita.edu.

Registrations are also accepted at (316) 978-3843 or (800) 445-0116.

Qualifying organizations include faith-based and community organizations in Kansas that serve (or plan to serve) at least one of the following target populations: the homeless, elders in need, at-risk children, those in transition from welfare to work, intensive rehabilitation populations (such as addicts or prisoners), and/or marriage education and preparation.

Priority will be given to organizations with annual operating budgets of less than $500,000 that have not previously received funding from the federal government.

Compassion Kansas, funded by the federal Compassion Capital Fund, is designed to offer qualifying Kansas faith-based and community organizations small grant awards and a variety of technical assistance opportunities that include strategic planning, facilitation, leadership skills, collaboration, service expansion, communication, evaluation research and efficiency improvement.

For information about Compassion Kansas, call Sarah Jolley at (316) 978-5487.Robin Fertner, (316) 978-6746 or robin.fertner@wichita.edu.

This story has been tagged Events, Research, Psychology. See all RSS feeds here
#
HEADLINES RSS Feed
Report shows Wichita State grads doing well
WSU students help the homeless
WSU students work on campus construction projects
WSU School of Nursing offers RN-BSN program
Historic bookcase returns to Wichita State
WSU professors seek input on study
Elliott School honors outstanding alums
WSU's Sigma Xi wins Chapter Award
Linwood Sexton Scholarship award winner
Wichita State physical education educator honored
New partner for WSU's tech cluster
KSBDC and PTAC offer free seminar
Russell named director for new center
WSU Nerd Union hosts LARP event
More K-12 schools teach engineering
Psychology professor, Children's Champion
Kansas Senate, House OK $2M for innovation campus
Virgin America still No. 1 airline
'Forty Years/Forty Stories' at WSU museum
February/March 2014 Academe at Wichita State
See a virtual walk-through of Shocker Hall
Wichita high schoolers win WSU Jabara Scholarships
© 1995-2014 Wichita State University. All rights reserved.
Valid HTML 401