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    Conference/Event Grant

    PRSA Midwest District Conference/Event Grant Program Guidelines

    Reimbursement grant fund of $2,000 for PRSA conferences/events

    Criteria

    • Applicant must attend a PRSA-sponsored conference/event at the national, district or local level.
    • Applicant must provide documentation of costs they’re responsible for. (Documentation examples include credit card receipts, conference registration confirmation, hotel confirmation/invoice, etc.)
    • Applicant must provide reasoning for attendance and how attendance will benefit their PRSA chapter or the Midwest District.
    • Applicant must share her/his experiences with their chapter and the district within 60 calendar days of attending conference/event. Experience can be shared via “live” tweeting, as a live discussion, a blog post, etc. 

    Process

    • The program is a reimbursement grant for attendance of a PRSA conference/event.
    • Recipient must submit request in writing with registration documentation, receipts from conference/event, and a written response regarding the benefits of attendance to the PRSA MWD treasurer. (Documentation examples include credit card receipts, conference registration confirmation, hotel confirmation/invoice, etc.)
    • A grant committee headed by the treasurer and two other PRSA MWD members including a member of the MWD Board shall meet quarterly to review and award grants. (The PRSA MWD chair shall appoint the two committee members.)
    • The committee shall decide the amount of each grant based upon the number of requests and the need of the applicant, not to exceed the $2,000 grant program limit.
    • The committee shall attempt to provide as much help as possible based upon the number of applications for the grant money.
    • Depending on demand, applicants who receive grants during one calendar year MAY BE ineligible the following calendar year.
    • Applications are welcome anytime, there is no deadline.
    • Treasurer will store documentation and spreadsheet of recipients on MyPRSA District doc share portal.

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