Funding, Financing, and Grant Writing for Local Food Development

Date: February 16, 2018
Location/Building: Lowndes County Extension Office
Address: 485 Tom Rose Road
City: Columbus, MS 39701

Deadline to Register: February 9, 2018

Registration Fee: $25
Questions? Call 662-325-3141

Mail Checks to:
Center for Government and Community Development
Mississippi State University Extension
Box 9643, Mississippi State, MS 39762

Agenda

9:30 am - What grants are out there? Are they right for me?
Susan Lawrence, Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Tim Wilson, Farm Service Agency

10:30 am - Grant Writing 101 – Designing a Winning Proposal
Mississippi State University Extension

Noon – Lunch onsite

1:00 pm - Financing- Preparing to borrow money.
Hamp Beatty, MSU Center for Government and Community Development

Break

1:45 pm - How to impress your lender.
Will Corder - Bankfirst

2:30 pm - Finding Money – Sponsorships, Crowd Sourcing, Fundraising.
Jan Miller, Mississippi Main Street and Friends