Appalachian Resources, LLC PRESENTS

Grant Writing Workshop

for Beginners

This course provides practical, hands-on training and tools to help program staff gain skills in non-profit fundraising. Designed for beginners, this workshop can help you gain the skills to become a confident grant writer!

Joan Porter is the founder of Appalachian Resources, LLC, a one-stop-shop for non-profit management and fundraising services. Joan has more than ten years of experience in non-profit fundraising with southwest Virginia organizations, ranging from young grassroots citizensí groups to experienced community development corporations and universities. Joan serves on the board of the Appalachian Community Fund.



For more info email: minorjoan at


What others have said about previous Workshops


Excellent. Well thought out, comprehensive!

I really felt that this session helped me to be more confident to finally sit down and write a grant.

THE most important class for me, I could have listened and learned from Joan all day!

Excellent info. I needed the basics and she delivered!

Great presentation, great information provided - made the trip worthwhile!

Excellent, very good information on a level you could understand.

Very good - I learned how to get started on a proposal.

I am a grant writer and found her thoughts and ideas new and refreshing!

I believe I could write a grant from the information presented!