Grant Writing for Food Systems Development

(UNDATED) – Indiana Uplands Food Network invites you to join a free online workshop series for Food Systems Development.

This March, the webinar series will feature a special 4-part lunch hour grant-writing workshop led by Kris Parker from Purdue Extension. 

The workshops will be on Tuesdays, from Noon until 1 p.m.

The workshop is free, and registrants are expected to attend or watch recordings of each session. Space is limited, so register to reserve your spot.

This series will introduce food system stakeholders to foundational knowledge and skills useful for pursuing grants for food system development.

  • March 2: Getting ready to write a grant proposal – setting the stage for success 
  • March 9: Overview of the grant process – key stages and what you need to know  
  • March 16: The basic elements of grant writing – tips and tricks for a strong proposal 
  • March 23: Exploring grant opportunities

The Indiana Uplands Food Network is a collection of residents from across the Indiana Uplands who are working with and alongside each other to build a stronger local food system. New members are always welcome. This group convenes in person and online to share knowledge, skills, and resources, recognizing that collaboration is a key to long-term success. The Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement and Sustainable Food Systems Science partner to support the efforts of the Indiana Uplands Food Network. Reach out to Jacob Simpson ( with questions or join their Facebook group.