Community Grant Writing Workshop

Beginning July 9th: the Milwaukee Community Justice Council is hosting a two-part (four hours each day) “Community Grant Writing Workshop”:

“The Milwaukee Community Justice Council is excited to host a two-part community grant writing workshop on Friday, July 9th and 16th, 2021.

About this event

The Milwaukee Community Justice Council is sponsoring a two-part community grant writing workshop. This free training workshop will be held on (DAY 1) Friday, July 9th, from 8:30 – 12:30PM and (DAY 2) Friday, July 16th, 2021, from 8:30 – 12:30PM at the Community Warehouse – Partners in Hope, located at 324 W. North Ave. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Space in the class is limited to 30 registrants.

This two-part workshop (4-hours each day) will be an interactive training program that provides abundant handouts and resources. You will have plenty of time to ask questions and engage with the instructor, who has also offered to make herself available to respond to questions after the training is completed.

This training will include the following grant-writing related topics:

  • The fundamentals of grant writing, including where to find funding and basic grant writing skills;
  • What funding agencies and peer reviewers want to see in an application;
  • Writing powerful problem statements;
  • How to write meaningful goals and defining success;
  • Creating focused content for program narratives and budgets;
  • Making the most of attachments to an application; and
  • Grant writing tips and recommendations.
  • This training will be conducted by the Center for Innovative Change.


Beckie Murdock, Deputy Director at the Center for Innovative Change.

Beckie has more than 20 years of experience writing and managing grants, projects, and cooperative agreements from the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Violence Against Women, and the Community Orientated Policing Services Office, including work at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. She is a certified grant writer and has written and received dozens of grants totaling many millions of dollars.”

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