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Grant Funding Research (Core)

Dates:April 25, 2024
Meets:Th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville
Cost: $159.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Receiving a grant can free you and your organization to focus on the project at hand. This course delivers research techniques for matching projects with funders’ mission statements and previous activities. You’ll learn to identify potential funders through online and database research tools, connecting your project with the right funding foundation.

Student praise for this course: "Terrence Carter's instructional manner is professional, well-organized, thoughtfully prepared, and creatively presented with good illustrations and very valuable handout materials. He speaks from real-world experience. Encourages interaction and participation. Great and worthwhile job of presenting the material."

Fee: $159.00

UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Terrence Carter

Terrence Carter is the vice president of workforce and economic development for the Knoxville Area Urban League, overseeing a $3.4 million loan program and preparing grants and investment proposals. He has more than 25 years of experience in community, economic, and business development.

Carter has worked for Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) and has served as executive director for the Partnership for Neighborhood Improvement. He earned a bachelor's degree in public administration from the University of Tennessee and a master's degree from Baruch College in New York City.

Carter is a results-oriented leader with demonstrated initiative and creativity.


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