Department of Energy's Grant Writing Workshop

You are invited to the Department of Energy’s Grant Writing Workshop at the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’ (IEEE) annual Green Technology Conference. This workshop will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Friday April 15, 2011, at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center.

The Grant Writing Workshop will provide an overview of the grant processes, where to find upcoming opportunities, and basic grant writing techniques and tools. The workshop will familiarize those who have not written a grant proposal with eligibility requirements and other criteria related to the organization and the grant program from which funding is sought.

Register here.

Who should attend:

  • Staff of nonprofit entities such as community development organizations
  • Specialists in technical areas
  • Students, staff, and administrators of institutions of higher education
  • Staff and administrators of University healthcare institutions
  • Community organizers, leaders, and volunteers
  • Tribal nation economic development entities

Participants will learn to build teams beyond their own organizations and to identify and recruit necessary partners from local government, cooperatives, technical areas, and the private sector. The workshop intends to provide participants with a better understanding of the techniques necessary to prepare a competitive grant proposal.

Registration for this workshop and additional information is available at:

This workshop is being held in conjunction with the IEE conference, which you are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend DOE workshop but not the full conference, select “Professional Credit Hour Seminars” on page five of the registration page.

Visit us online at

Department of Energy • 1000 Independence Ave., SW • Washington DC 20585 • 202-586-5000