UDC News


September 14 , 2007


Contact:          Mike Andrews
                        (202) 274-5685

                        JoVita Wells
                        (202) 274-6260


University of the District of Columbia to Host Grantsmanship Course for Nonprofit and Government Grant-seekers


            Washington, DC – The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will host a Grantsmanship Training Program in Washington, DC, September 24-28, 2007.  The intensive, five-day, hands-on workshop for nonprofit and government grant-seekers will take participants step-by-step through all stages of planning programs, researching funding sources and writing proposals.

            The course will be conducted by The Grantsmanship Center – the world’s oldest and largest grantsmanship training organization for nonprofits.

            More information on the Grantsmanship Training Program may be obtained from The Grantsmanship Center at (800) 421-9512 or www.tgci.com.





            The University of the District of Columbia is the fully-accredited sole public source for accessible, inclusive, affordable, and comprehensive public higher education in the District of Columbia and provides additional life-long learning opportunities. The University delivers quality instruction and uses student-centered approaches to empower and benefit both individuals and its local communities.  The University, an urban land grant institution, is a very diverse community, a gateway to the world, and a significant investment engine for the District of Columbia.  The University is located at 4200 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, and is conveniently located at the Van Ness/UDC stop on the Red Line of Metro.  For more information on other University activities, contact Mike Andrews, Senior Director for Communications and University Spokesperson at (202) 274-5685 or visit the University’s web site at www.udc.edu.