Aug. 16-17

“Learn Strategies for Winning Grants in Lean Times,” 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, Route 3, 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast. The workshop will focus on applying for $200 billion in federal, state, foundation and corporate grants. The cost for the two-day session is $255. To register or for a copy of the brochure, call 338-8002.


Aug. 19

“Electronic Data Risk: Records, Privacy, Liability and Investigations,” 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Viola George Auditorium, Alfond Hall, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, 278 Whites Bridge Road, Standish. The workshop will be led by Benjamin Wright. The cost is $279 and includes lunch. Visit or call (800) 752-4723 for more information.



The Encore Leadership Corps offers free training for people 50 and older who would like to volunteer for service and development projects in their community. There are regular workshops and an annual two-day summit. Some of the topics that the corps focuses on include fundraising, grant writing, impacting public policy and consensus-building. To learn more, visit or call 262-7928.