HUD Archives: News Releases

HUD Release
Jane Goin
(303) 672-5247
For Release
April 18, 2007

Events in Durango free of charge and open to public

DENVER - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is presenting the Four Corners Business Development Conference May 15, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and a grant-writing training workshop on May 16-17,
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Both events will be held in the ballroom of the College Union Building, Fort Lewis College.

Trainers from HUD, Fort Lewis College Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration,
Fort Lewis College, Region 9 Economic Development District, Brainstorm Internet and Enterprise Center will instruct classes in business plans, bookkeeping, financing, marketing, computer technology, and available resources. Small business owners, minority business owners, and entrepreneurs interested in starting new businesses will find this conference especially helpful.

The grant-writing workshop will describe the formation of a non-profit organization, building capacity, accessing funding, creating a proposal and preparing a competitive grant application. The session will cover principles and
helpful tips in developing applications for local, state, federal, and foundation funds.

Registration can be easily accomplished on-line. If you have questions or require assistance with registration for
the business conference, contact Janet Jacobs at HUD, (303) 672-5432. For assistance with the grant-writing training, call Janine Halverson at HUD, (303) 672-5419.

HUD is the nation's housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development and enforces the nation's fair housing laws. More information about HUD and its programs is available on the Internet


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