LTC to offer grant writing and non-profit seminars in September and October




Cleveland - Lakeshore Technical College is offering three separate seminars about grant writing and non-profits in September and October.

The first seminar being offered is "Writing Effective Grant Proposals" and will take place on the Cleveland campus Thursday, September 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The seminar will cover the correct steps to formulating a grant, which is key to being approved. Participants will learn how to research grant opportunities, write proposals and develop relationships with potential funding sources. Participants also will learn how to find and compete for federal funds.

The seminar is intended for any individual interested in writing a grant, including those who have never written a grant before or those who have written a grant that was not funded.

The second seminar being offered is "Writing Effective Grant Proposals 2 - Advanced" and will take place on the Cleveland Campus Thursday, September 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Participants will learn in-depth techniques to write better proposals and to strengthen relationships with potential funding sources.  Participants will also learn how to compete more successfully for federal funds.  Prior completion of "Writing Effective Grant Proposals" is strongly recommended.

The presenter for both of these seminars is James Huycke, Associate Director of Grants, Moraine Park Technical College.  Huycke has been the Associate Director of Grants at Moraine Park Technical College since July of 2013. Previously, he served as a Grants Specialist at Lakeshore Technical College.

The third seminar being offered is "Non-Profit Organizations 101" and will take place on the Cleveland Campus Thursday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This three-hour seminar will cover basic issues related to keep your nonprofit organization mission driven and on the right side of the law.

The presenter for this seminar is Attorney Mary Lynn Donohue. Donohue is an attorney, retired from active practice, and currently a graduate student at UW-Milwaukee working towards a master's degree in Women and Gender Studies.  She has served on the boards of directors of many local and state-wide nonprofit organizations. 

The cost of each seminar is $69 and includes materials.  The class numbers are 64180 for the first seminar, 64181 for the second and 65661 for the third.  To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit or call Ruth at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at


About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.

Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Outcomes report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.

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