Workshops and Conferences Archive

November 7, 2013 | February 26, 2014
Special Topic Workshop: Sustainability - The Key to the Future
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield IL | University Center Conference Chicago, Chicago, IL

This workshop, featuring retired C.S. Mott Foundation program officer Dr. Pat Edwards, focused on providing participants with in-depth information, strategies, and learning opportunities for sustaining 21st CCLC programs.

Workshop Objectives:

  • To share information about the about 5 essential “first steps” to sustainability - creating and communicating your vision, providing high-quality afterschool programs, using measurable objectives and outcomes, building a broad base of community support, and developing a sustainability plan.
  • To provide strategies for searching for funding opportunities.
  • To share a step-by-step process for responding to RFPs.
  • To communicate strategies and tools for writing organized proposals.