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Philanthropy Grant Writing Seminar Scheduled for February 4 at BSC

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    Wednesday, January 18 2012
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu

BLUEFIELD, WV – The Bluefield State College Foundation's Center on Philanthropy will present a four-hour seminar on Grant Writing: Getting Started and Getting Funded on Saturday, February 4. Executive Director of the BSC Foundation Karen Harvey, CFRE, will cover topics including researching grant sources, developing a case for support, elements of a strong grant proposal, best practices and more.

Prior to earning a master's degree in Arts Administration at Shenandoah University and entering the fundraising profession, Harvey was a proposal manager for engineering and high technology firms for over 15 years. She wrote corporate information, organized technical content and edited bid proposals for firms in Northern Virginia including Bechtel, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Aurora Flight Sciences and IMCI Technologies.

The grants seminar will begin at 9 a.m. in the Tierney Conference Room of Dickason Hall on the Bluefield State College campus. The fee is $50, payable to the BSC Foundation, and includes a box lunch. Attendees will earn one college credit hour at completion. For more information and reservations, call 304-327-4031.