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Two New Grant Workshops for K-12 School Districts

June 24, 2024

Battelle for Kids is excited to announce two essential grant workshops for K-12 school districts for the 2024-2025 school year. Designed to empower education leaders in developing and managing grants, these workshops provide invaluable skills and knowledge to enhance opportunities for all students. For a limited time school district personnel who register for both can receive a $200 discount per person. Take advantage of this special offer by August 30, 2024, before these prices disappear!

Workshop 1- Strategic Grant Development: A Workshop for Education Leaders, Managers, and Writers

Dates: October 21-23, 2024
Location: JW Marriott Hotel, Indianapolis, Indiana
Cost: $799 per person



Workshop Overview: Join us for a three-day intensive training experience tailored for K-12 school district leaders and educators. This workshop will demystify the grant process, equipping participants with the skills to strategically approach grants as a vital funding source. Participants will gain hands-on experience and comprehensive knowledge in grant exploration and proposal writing.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Exploration:
    • Identify and research potential grant sources.
    • Evaluate grant opportunities for strategic alignment.
    • Harness the power of language and creativity in grant writing.
  • Writing:
    • Develop competitive grant proposals.
    • Collaborate and build partnerships.
    • Master the elements of proposal writing, including objectives, methodology, and budget development.
    • Craft persuasive need statements supported by local and state data.
    • Critique grants using federal review criteria.

Post-Workshop Engagement: Participants will join a year-long Grant Opportunity Cohort, gaining access to an online portal of resources, grant announcements, and collaborative partnerships with educators nationwide.

Enhanced Experience: This workshop is being held concurrently with the Battelle for Kids’ EdLeader21 Network Annual Event, giving participants the enhanced opportunity to experience the workshop and BFK’s exclusive conference. Participants will have access to all general sessions, including keynote speakers Dr. Bill Daggett (Successful Practices Network) and Carlos Moreno (Big Picture Learning). The Annual Event is a membership only conference, but all workshop attendees will be able to be a part of the experience and network with hundreds of educators from across the nation.  


  • Monday, October 21:
    • 7:00-8:00 a.m. – Registration
    • 8:15-11:30 a.m. – Workshop Session #1
    • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Lunch
    • 12:30-2:15 p.m. – Workshop Session #2
    • 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Workshop Session #3
    • 3:45-4:45 p.m. – Annual Event Keynote (Bill Daggett) or Work Time
    • 4:45-6:00 p.m. – Annual Event Portrait to Practice Expo & Reception (Optional)
    • 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Event at NCAA Hall of Champions (Optional)
  • Tuesday, October 22:
    • 7:00-8:15 a.m. – Breakfast
    • 8:15-10:00 a.m. – Annual Event Keynote (Carlos Moreno) or Work Time
    • 10:15-11:30 a.m. – Workshop Session #4
    • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Lunch
    • 12:30-2:00 p.m. – Workshop Session #5
    • 2:15-3:30 p.m. – Workshop Session #6
    • 3:45-4:30 p.m. – Workshop Session #7
  • Wednesday, October 23:
    • 7:00-8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
    • 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Workshop Session #8

Workshop Facilitators: Led by the Battelle for Kids Grant Services team, boasting 36 years of experience and over $565 million in secured grant funding.

Workshop 2- Grant Success Workshop: Mastering Management & Compliance

Dates: February 6-7, 2025
Location: Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Cost: $599 per person



Workshop Overview: This two-day training course is designed for both new and seasoned education grant staff. Participants will dive deep into the complexities of grant management, learning the latest updates on rules, regulations, and best practices to ensure successful and compliant grant management.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Stay updated with EDGAR codification rules and the latest Uniform Grant Guidance.
  • Develop strategies for regulatory adherence.
  • Prepare for and conduct successful grant audits.
  • Address common audit findings with effective corrective actions.
  • Enhance grant performance and outcomes with strategic management techniques.
  • Streamline grant processes for improved efficiency.


  • Gain hands-on experience with expert guidance.
  • Network with fellow professionals.
  • Ensure compliance and successful grant outcomes in a dynamic and enjoyable training environment.

Special Offer: For a limited time you can register for both the Strategic Grant Development Workshop in Indianapolis (Oct. 21-23) and this Grant Success Workshop in Oklahoma City (Feb. 6-7) and receive a $200 discount per person. The deadline to take advantage of this special pricing is Friday, August 30, 2024!

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your grant development and management skills. Register today to secure your spot and take advantage of our special pricing offer! Contact if you have any questions or experience any issues while completing registration.