LAWRENCEVILLE – Are you interested in learning how to apply for grant funding? The VCU Cancer Research & Resource Center is hosting a workshop on Friday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 221 North Main Street. Donna Gassie will be the facilitator. She serves as the Director of Programs at the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. This workshop will look at the variety of ways an organization can search for, identify appropriate grant opportunities and how to respond with persuasive grant proposals.

Key learning objectives: Understand where to locate information abut grant funders; learn the components of and how to develop an effective funders database; learn the components of a well written proposal and understand the language of proposals and how to appropriately respond to funding opportunities.

Register at For more information call the Cancer Center at (434) 532-8190.