Grant writing workshops for NOAA programs

NOAA to Host Free Information Sessions

What: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is providing information and proposal writing workshops for NOAA programs. The workshops will feature information on the various funding programs and have program representatives on hand to answer questions.

Under contract with NOAA, The Catalyst Group, LLC, an organizational consulting, research, and training company based in Honolulu, is organizing and conducting the workshops across the state. Workshops are provided free of charge.

This is a valuable opportunity to learn about and develop competitive proposals for NOAA funding opportunities in the State of Hawaii and throughout the Pacific.

Who: Individuals, community members, organizations, and related businesses interested in NOAA programs and funding opportunities.

When and Where: Workshops are from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

MAUI – July 27, 2010

NOAA Sanctuary Learning Center

726 S. Kihei Rd.

Kihei, HI 96753

*Registration deadline: July 22, 2010

OAHU – August 3, 2010

Manoa Grand Ballroom

Lounge Room

2454 South Beretania Street

Honolulu, HI 96826

*Registration deadline: July 29, 2010

KONA – August 17, 2010

King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel

Marina Room

75-5660 Palani Road

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740

*Registration deadline: August 12, 2010

HILO – August 18, 2010

Naniloa Volcanoes Resort

Palm Lounge

93 Banyan Drive Hilo, HI 96720

*Registration deadline: August 13, 2010

Note: Workshops in Molokai & Lanai will be scheduled later in the year.

For additional information about these events, contact Naomie Marzo of The Catalyst Group, LLC, 808-739-1992,