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Writing Compelling Grant Applications

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
1 PM - 2:30 PM
Cost: FREE


Registration closes on Monday, June 12 at 5 PM. This webinar is for local and state government agencies only.

Webinar Overview

Drawing on lessons learned from securing roughly $5 billion in federal discretionary grants for clients since 2009 and over $750 million in 2022, HDR grant writers will share tips and tricks on how to craft discretionary grant applications. Examples from successful applications will demonstrate winning writing styles.

Educational Objectives

  • Understanding federal grant evaluation processes and metrics 
  • Identifying steps in selecting competitive projects for grant application 
  • Best practices for crafting compelling grant applications and Benefit-Cost Analyses (BCAs)

Who Should Attend?

Municipal leadership, CIP managers, finance or grant program leads, and grant application task leads (writing, economics, engineering, graphic design, etc.). 


  • Aurah Landau, Senior Financial Consultant, HDR. 
  • Matt Volz, Senior Transportation and Grant Program Manager, HDR. 
  • Jessica Hekter, Grant Program Manager, HDR. 

Additional Grant Funding Webinar

MRSC is also offering a free Essential Considerations for Securing Grant Funding webinar on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 from 11 AM - 12:30 PM. Learn more and register here.