Learn how to write grant proposals for your amateur sports group


A free grant writing workshop for amateur sporting groups will be held on Saturday Oct 29th, 2011 at College of the Rockies Cranbrook Campus from 9 a.m. to  12:30 p.m. and Kimberley Campus from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

This workshop will enable sporting groups to learn Grant Writing skills to apply for grants to acquire sports equipment, uniforms, coach training, etc.

Moira Gookstetter as the guest speaker, has over 18 years of professional experience in the British Columbia sport sector.  Prior to her appointment with Gymnastics, Moira was employed by Sport BC as the Director of Fund Development, to assist sport organizations in developing sustainable fundraising programs and to manage the National Sport Trust Fund.

Moira has assisted many sport organizations as a sport and fundraising consultant.  In November of 2005 she received her international designation as a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), which recognizes standards and achievements in fundraising.

In addition a representative of your local Community Foundation will speak about their grant process.

Confirmation of attendance is requested by calling The Cranbrook and District Community Foundation office at 250-426-2099 or by email or

This free workshop is being sponsored by Cranbrook and District Community Foundation, Kimberley and District  Community Foundation, Sport BC, Columbia Basin Trust, College of the Rockies, and Province of BC.

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