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Grantsmanship Center Presents Grant Management Essentials Training in Rutland, VT

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For immediate release
April 20, 2017

Media Contact: Peg Bolgioni, Marketing & Public Relations 802.772.2843 or [email protected]

Rutland, VT—For many nonprofit or government agencies, effective grant management is essential to organizational health. There are many components that need attention including tracking outcomes, compliance, reporting, budgeting, implementation and close out. Non-profits from the Rutland area, all of Vermont and from throughout New England will have access to an exceptional training on Grant Management Essentials presented by the highly acclaimed Grantsmanship Center of Los Angeles, CA. The training will take place on Thursday and Friday, May 11th and 12th, 8:30am-5pm at the Franklin Conference Room at the Howe Center on Strongs Avenue in Rutland, Vermont. This is the only training they will be presenting this year in the all of New England.

This course will help attendees learn how to manage grants the right way by examining critical legal and policy issues and the real world situations that grant managers confront every day. Attendees will also learn critical information on to protect organizations from the negative consequences of a bad audit and build more solid, productive relationships with funders that will contribute to future grant awards.

The Granstmanship Center was established over 40 years ago with a mission to help private and public nonprofits make better communities. They offer trainings and publication to assist in planning solid programs, writing compelling grant proposals and create earned income opportunities. The training in Rutland, Vermont is made possible via support from Rutland Regional Medical Center.

“The two-day program is very comprehensive”, said Marie Gilmond, Community Benefits Manager at Rutland Regional. “Having taken the course previously, I can say that it goes beyond the basics and allows attendees to explore the impact of programs on their organization’s systems, as well as provide practical tools to utilize for planning and implementation.”

This two-day training seminar on May 11th and 12th is limited to 30 participants. Registration prior to Monday, April 24th is $835.00 per person and includes a light breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack each day. The fee is $885 after April 24th, if space is still available. Discount accommodations are available for attendees at the Best Western in Rutland (802.773.3200) by simply mentioning the “RRMC Discount” when making reservations. Rutland Regional Medical Center is offering a limited number of partial scholarships for this Grant Management workshop. For more information and to register, please contact Brenda Colburn, Community Health Improvement, at 802.776.5502 or [email protected] or visit the Grantsmanship Center’s website at


About Rutland Regional Medical Center
Rutland Regional Medical Center founded in 1896, is the largest community hospital and the second largest health care facility in Vermont with a medical staff of 256 physicians trained in 37 specialty areas. With a strong patient focus, consistent quality performance, nursing excellence, and award winning care, Rutland Regional remains dedicated to improving the health of families and individuals throughout Rutland County and beyond. Recently recognized in US News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals to receive common care, Rutland Regional was the first hospital in Vermont to receive both the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence and Magnet Recognition® for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation. Rutland Regional has also been recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures, honored with an “A” grade by The Leapfrog Group in the Spring of 2017 Hospital Safety Score and was named by Healthgrades among the top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety in 2015.

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