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Learn the ins and outs of grant writing!  Find out where to look for money and how to request what you need.  Explore the different parts of a grant from the initial letter of inquiry to reporting grant results.  Topics to be covered include: prospect research; organization needs; proposal descriptions; identifying problems/needs to be addressed; goals and outcomes; and budgets.  Whether you need help with honing your organization’s mission statement or need to refresh your writing, this course will help you become a better grant writer with clear, concise messaging and strong, persuasive writing.  Good grant writing requires not only skill in prose but also a fundamental understanding of the nonprofit world and certain techniques of writing a solid proposal.  You will leave the course with sample writing statements for your organization and sample budgets.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/11/2017, ending 10/25/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/18/2017)

Tuition: $75.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Sarah Miller Desimini 



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What do you really want to do?  What’s the best way to go about achieving your goals?  Could you use some guidance in identifying your dream career?  Through small-group discussion and exercises, explore your deepest dreams, desires, talents, and ideals.  Learn to recognize and address stumbling blocks, such as fear, that stand in the way of professional satisfaction and success.  Find out how to construct a career action plan to help you move forward with your next steps.    

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/12/2017, ending 10/19/2017

Tuition: $50.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Marilyn Ullman 



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Whether you are just entering the work world or seeking a new position or career change, social media provides powerful personal branding opportunities that can help you stand out in a competitive job market.  Find out which social media platforms — LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, blogging, Pinterest, and others — are right for you and how to best utilize them to leverage them to your career benefit.  This class will demystify terms like hash tags, keywords, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), and digital analytics so that you can be social media savvy, boost your professional identity, and conduct a successful job search.    

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/24/2017, ending 10/24/2017

Tuition: $30.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Miriam Arond 



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