Missouri Workshop Supports Access to Funding Initiative

March 05, 2019

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. – Federal and state officials will join the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) at a workshop aimed to help organizations access funding opportunities.

The workshop is a partnership between DRA and the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The March 28 workshop will be held at Southeast Missouri State University, 388 Henderson Ave., Cape Girardeau, MO.

“This workshop will provide important information to help community and faith-based organizations, health care facilities and institutions of post-secondary education apply for federal, state and foundation funding opportunities,” said Christina Wade, DRA’s health program manager. “Organizations will learn how to create competitive proposals.”

Registration is free. Sign up today at: https://deltagrants.eventbrite.com.

Topics will include:

  • Details on the federal grant application process
  • Common mistakes and tips
  • Federal and state funding opportunities
  • Engaging and collaborating with foundations

For more information, contact: HRSAORORRegion7@hrsa.gov.

About the Delta Regional Authority

The Delta Regional Authority is a federal-state partnership created by Congress in 2000 to help create jobs, build communities, and improve lives through strategic investments in economic development in 252 counties and parishes across eight states. DRA has approved investments of more than $211 million into more than 1,200 projects. Overall, DRA investments have estimated outcomes since 2002 that will create and retain more than 60,000 jobs, train nearly 54,000 workers to advance in the 21st Century, and deliver sewer and water improvements to 400,000 residents and businesses. Learn more at dra.gov.

Contact: Andrew Moreau