Grant Writing Workshop -Tofino - February 2019

In this half day workshop, participants will learn effective grant writing and fundraising strategies.


February 07, 2019


West Coast NEST


Scott Graham


Tofino Community Hall
351 Arnet Road


In this half-day workshop, Scott Graham (Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia) will share strategies and methods for writing successful grants applications and discuss grant and fundraising opportunities for small organizations in rural communities. Workshop participants will gain a better understanding of available grant opportunities, effective grant writing skills, and an increased awareness of fundraising strategies.

Workshop activities will include:

  • Reviewing the 7 elements of typical grant applications;
  • Small group work on select elements of a typical grant application;
  • Review checklist, tips, sources and starting to plan for future grant writing; and
  • Group reflections on the challenges and value of grant writing.

Scott Graham, is the Associate Executive Director and Manager of Research, Planning and Consulting at SPARC BC. He specializes in applied qualitative and quantitative research, human development service planning, policy development, capacity building, evaluation, knowledge translation, and is keen to work with people who are committed to evidence-based community planning and developmental processes.

This workshop is being held at the Tofino Community Hall 9am - 1pm. Coffee/tea and a light lunch will be provided. Please bring your laptop!

The same workshop is being offered on February 8th in Ucluelet. View the course information here (update)


This workshop is open to residents from all nine communities of the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve Region: Ucluelet, Hitacu, Macoah, Esowista/Ty-Histanis, Tofino, Opitsaht, Ahousaht, Hot Springs Cove, and Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District Area C.

Course fee:

This workshop is offered at no cost through the support of Learning Initiatives for Rural and Northern BC and the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust. Preregistration is required.

How to register:

Space is limited and preregistration is required. Register through Eventbrite here.