October 17, 2016

WWEST and eng•cite would like to invite any interested community groups to send delegates to the Community Partners workshop. The workshop, entitled "How to Win Sponsors & Influence Donors", will be led by SFU's own Rory Green, and will cover everything your organization needs to know about getting funds from industry and individual donors as well as how to maintain those relationships for years to come.

Date: Monday October 17, 2016
Location: Wayne and William White Engineering Design Centre, 2345 East Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 (Click here for a map of the UBC campus)
RSVP: Email wwest_partners@sfu.ca by October 13, 2016
Travel subsidies are available for those from outside the Lower Mainland, please inquire.


9:30 am Registration & Networking (Coffee and pastries provided)
10:30 am Welcome from WWEST and eng•cite
11:00 am Tips for Grant Applications
11:30am Networking Lunch (Lunch provided)
1:30 pm Workshop: How to Win Sponsors & Influence Donors
2:30 pm Wrap up session
3:00 pm End of programming (Free-form networking to follow)

Those organizations who have submitted an abstract for our Funding Program will get feedback on their abstracts during lunch.