Announcing the Seminole Tribe of Florida Native Learning Center’s Grant Researching & Proposal Writing in Indian Country Workshop in Orlando, FL

The Grant Researching & Proposal Writing in Indian Country Workshop will provided ways write grants, research grants, and seek private and federal grants.

Orlando, FL, September 28, 2012 --( The Native Learning Center, a Seminole Tribe of Florida program dedicated to the development of cultural and quality of life skills for all Native and Indigenous people, is excited to announce the agenda for its first Grant Researching and Proposal Writing in Indian Country Workshop. Whether you are a beginner, an expert, or anywhere in between, this three-day workshop will provide you with the skills necessary to explore, seek out, and successfully write a grant proposal. The Grant Researching & Proposal Writing in Indian Country Workshop will be hosted at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL on December 3-5 2012.

The Grant Researching and Proposal Writing in Indian Country Workshop agenda is packed with sessions that are presented by renowned instructors throughout Indian Country. Each session touches on key components of writing, researching, developing, and submitting grants. The agenda includes topics that touch on: how to write a grant, how to seek private and federal grants, the important role that the mainstream philanthropy sector plays in sustainable Native communities, the responsibilities of receiving and administering the grant funds once awarded, and much more.

Here is list of instructors that will be presenting:
Wanda Belgarde, (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians), Dane Consulting and Technical
Nicole Bowman, (Mohican/Lunaape), Bowman Performance Consulting
David Cournoyer, (Rosebud Sioux Tribe), Plain Depth Consulting
Dr. Peggy Cuciti, University of Colorado, Denver
Mindi D’Angelo, FirstPic, Inc.
Vincent Franco, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Native Learning Center, Grants Compliance Manager
Carly Hare, (Pawnee/Yankton), Native Americans in Philanthropy
Jason Lambert, (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians), Jason Lambert Consulting
Ted Moore, Jr., (Otoe-Missouria Tribe), Independent Consultant
Angela Sharpe, ASharpe Consulting
Kara Skarlupka, Bowman Performance Consulting
Vanessa Vance, (Wichita and Affiliated Tribes), Independent Consultant

To register for the Grant Researching & Proposal Writing in Indian Country Workshop and see a full list of course details, visit:

The Native Learning Center (NLC) is an educational resource that offers Native and Indigenous people the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills that improve quality of life through housing related educational programs. The NLC hosts conferences and individual courses that bring Native and Indigenous people together to discuss vital topics that promote cultural development within Indian Country. In cooperation with the Housing and Urban Development Office, Eastern Woodlands Office of Native American Programs (EWONAP), and various Native American trainers throughout Indian Country, the NLC developed areas of concentration to complement current national organizations that support EWONAP’s mission to promote development of native housing and housing related activities. For more information, visit or contact U.S. at (954) 985-2300.
Native Learning Center
Christina Gonzalez