Nonprofit managers, board members and public-sector administrators are encouraged to register for any of six free workshops designed to help grant seekers research funding opportunities and write winning proposals and project budgets.

The City of Moab made the announcement about the free workshops with a press release on Feb. 5.

A session to assist artists, students and researchers to identify scholarships and fellowships will also be offered.

All classes will be held at Utah State University-Moab, 125 W. 200 South. All workshops will be on Tuesdays and will last about 1.5 hours.

“Introduction to Finding Grants” workshops are scheduled for Feb. 12 and Feb. 26 at 1:30 p.m. “Proposal Writing Basics” is being offered at 10:30 a.m. on March 12 and again at 1:30 p.m. on March 26.

The April 9 workshop features “Proposal Budgeting Basics” as its topic, with the final workshop on April 23 focusing on “Introduction to Grants for Individuals (Scholarships and Fellowships).”

The City of Moab press release said pre-registration is strongly encouraged to ensure a seat. To register email

The classes will cover the basics of searching the “Foundation Directory Online,” the premier national database of grant funding, the press release said. Tips for identifying the best prospects, how to approach funders and more will be covered. The grant-writing series is a joint presentation of USU, the City of Moab and WabiSabi.

First workshop to be held Feb. 12