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September 23, 2021

Unlocking ARPA Requirements: Grant Writing Tips with Julie Assel

Is your organization eligible for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds? Is your organization prepared to apply for the ARPA funds and grants? What types of projects qualify for funding? This webinar presented by Julie Assel will help prepare your organization to best utilize ARPA resources. The webinar slides are available here.

Assel covers questions relating to hospitals, units of government, educational organizations, and nonprofits as well as information for new and seasoned grant writers. 

Julie Assel is the President and CEO of Assel Grant Services. Assel is a professional grant writer with more than 15 years of experience. Her expertise is in federal level grants with the Department of Education, National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Assel holds a Grant Professional Certification from the Grant Professionals Certification Institute and a Fundraising Certificate from the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership.

Please see information on our follow-up webinar: Advocating for ARPA Funding: A Community Catalyst Toolkit – October 14, 2021 at noon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do you register for the System for Award Management (SAM)?
A: Please view the Quick Start Guide for New Grantee Registration.

Q: Where is ARPA money going in Kansas?
A: Money will be available at the state, county, and local levels. $500 million which was given to the state is expected to be allocated by the end of 2021 with another $834 million expected to be allocated by the state in 2022.

Q: Where can I find contact information about the Kansas USDA office?
A: https://www.rd.usda.gov/about-rd/state-offices

Q: There were several trainings referred to in the webinar. How can I learn more about these trainings?
A: Federal Find and Fit and Researching Grant Opportunities

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