Grants Writing Workshop
April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Randy Ackers, Executive Director of SC Humanities, is hosting a FREE grants writing workshop and invites staff and volunteers of South Carolina cultural organizations and nonprofit agencies to attend. Admission to the workshop is free, but pre-registration is REQUIRED.
SC Humanities offers several types of grants: major grants, mini grants, planning grants, fast-track literary grants, and council program grants.
Staff of SC Humanities will lead participants in an overview of general grants writing tips and techniques and then will highlight funding opportunities for cultural projects and other cultural resources. This workshop offers a unique learning opportunity for cultural organizations of all sizes and provides the opportunity for partnership building between local organizations with similar missions.
** Seating is limited and registration is required.
Meet Randy Akers
Dr. Randy Akers, Executive Director of South Carolina Humanities, began his work in public humanities in Florida in 1984 and was Associate Director of the Florida Humanities Council prior to coming to South Carolina. He received his B.A. degree in sociology from Illinois College (Phi Beta Kappa), a Master of Divinity degree from Garrett Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D in religious studies from Northwestern University. He is a proud recipient of the annual Lucy Hampton Bostick Award presented by Richland Library. He is currently the longest serving Executive Director of any state humanities council in the country.