Federal Programs Office


Build Your Grant Proposal

Learn about the process of applying for grants, how to register in GRANTS.gov, finding grants opportunities and preparing an application package.

How to Manage Your Grant

Learn about award management, reporting requirements, closing out and more.

Upcoming Effective Grant Writing Training

Sponsored by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

You are invited to attend a FREE one-day Effective Grant Writing training session and associated one-on-one grant review session (1.5 days total). These programs are being held at various locations across all the Hawaiian Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and American Samoa.

The topics to be covered are:

The one-on-one review provides prospective grantees an opportunity to have grant writing experts review project narratives and/or pre-proposal letters.

Reservations are required since space is limited. To reserve your space, please email Janet Arrowood (the lead trainer) at janet.c.arrowood@gmail.com at least one week prior to the session you want to attend. Provide your name, email, telephone number, and organization. You will receive a reply email with location-specific details and start/end times.

Training Dates and Locations

Kona, Hawaii
September 5: training, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
September 6: one-on-one, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Natural Energy Lab Hawaii Authority
73-987 Makako Bay Dr. Kailua-Kona
Kahului, Maui
September 5: training, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
September 6: one-on-one, 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Maui Mall County Training Room
70 E. Kaahumanu Ave. Kahului
Hilo, Hawaii
September 7: training, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
September 8: one-on-one, 8:30 am -12:00 pm
NOAA Mokupapapa Discovery Center
76 Kamehameha Avenue; Hilo, HI 96720
Lanai, Hawaii
September 7: one-on-one, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
September 8: training, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lanai Public Library
555 Fraser Ave; Lanai City, Hawaii, HI 96763
Honolulu, Hawaii
September 11: training, 8:00 am to 3:45 pm
September 12: one-on-one, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pier 38; NOAA NMFS Pacific Islands; Honolulu Service Center
1139 N. Nimitz Hwy, Suite 220; Honolulu, HI 96817
Molokai, Hawaii
September 11: one-on-one, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
September 12: training, 8:00 am to 3:45 pm
Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Kaunakakai town one-mile west
Pearl City, Hawaii
September 13: training, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
September 14: one-on-one, 9:00 am – 1::00 pm
Pearl City Library
1138 Waimano Home Rd, Pearl City, HI 96782
Kauai, Hawaii
September 15: training, 9:00 am – 4 pm.
September 18: one-on-one, 9:00am – 1:00 pm
Kauai Veterans' Center—Bronze/Silver Star Room
3215 Kapule Hwy, Lihue, HI 96766
Kauai, Hawaii
September 21: training, 9:00 am -4:00 pm
September 22: one-on-one, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Waiola Church
Lahaina 535 Wainee St., Lahaina, HI 96761
September 25: training
September 26: one-on-one (am)
Location to be announced.
September 27: training
September 28: one-on-one (am)
Location to be announced.
American Samoa
October 3: training
October 4: one-on-one (am)
Location to be announced.