Nonprofit Alliance to host free event for grant writers Jan. 20

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Kellogg Community College’s Nonprofit Alliance will host a free networking event next week for individuals and organizations interested in grant writing.

The event, presented in conjunction with the Nonprofit Network in Jackson, will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Headquarters, 1 Michigan Ave. East, Battle Creek. It will include a convening of the Mid-Michigan Grant Writers Network and will begin with a panel discussion with several local organizations on topics including funding and strategic priorities for 2015.

Panelists – including individuals representing the Battle Creek Community Foundation, The Guido A. and Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation, The Miller Foundation, the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation – will also offer advice to those seeking grants from their organizations.

The event will wrap up with time for networking and small group discussion for those who desire it.

To register for the free event, fill out the online form on the event Web page at

For more information about the event, contact the Nonprofit Alliance at 269-565-2190.

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