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Jan McAdams, national grantwriting expert with over $125 million in funded grants and sponsorships, will speak at event sponsored by Heartland Coalition/UnitedGREEN


April 22, 2011 (San Diego) -- In accordance with its extensive community outreach services, The Heartland Coalition/UnitedGREEN (publisher of East County Magazine) will host a workshop titled “Grantwriting for Success: Sources and Strategies" on Friday, May 6, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The featured speaker is Jan McAdams, a nationally-recognized grantwriting expert and creator of the book Grantwriting for Success.


All nonprofit and for-profit firms that are currently seeking grant support for their services are encouraged to attend this exciting program.


The seminar will be held San Diego Foundation’s Hoffman Room, 2508 Historic Decatur Rd., Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92106. The $175 registration fee includes lunch, a certificate of completion and a copy of the 100-page course manual. Discounts for groups of three or more are available.


After 15 years of teaching the art of securing funds for green buildings, McAdams returns to her “grantwriting roots” with this step-by-step grantwriting skills seminar. Jan McAdams hails from UC Davis where 35 years ago she launched her fundraising career. She has experience in all aspects of grantwriting, fundraising and project management. Since 1975, she has provided consulting services to more than 200 nonprofit and 28 for-profit clients.


She has secured more than $125 million in cash and non-cash resources through grants and sponsor development. During her career, McAdams has conducted more than 650 grantwriting and business development workshops throughout the U.S. to more than 4,800 aspiring grant writers. These events include presentations sponsored by major universities, such as UC Davis and the University of Nevada.


For registration questions or workshop information, contact Jan McAdams, Workshop Instructor, 702-526-8833-tel,, or Dr. Mark Hanson, Workshop Host, President, Heartland Coalition/UnitedGREEN, 619-261-7180,


Online registration and a downloadable workshop registration flyer are available at: and click workshops.

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