Media Release

eCivis Grants Network Training

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 11:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County is offering three free training sessions in August on the use of the "eCivis Grants Network" for nonprofits, public agencies and municipalities (Qualified agencies can access e-Civis free of charge through Alachua County). Since 2004, over $14 million dollars in new grants have been received by Alachua County nonprofits and municipal agencies from grants found using eCivis Grants Network.

Each session will cover:

·         Information about grant opportunities

·         How to create Search Agents to let eCivis Grants Network find grants for you

·         How to search for grants, save grants, and e-mail grant details to others

·         Tips on applying for grants

·         How to find help in eCivis Grants Network if you have questions

As seating is limited, reservations are required.

The training will be offered on:

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.)
Community Support Services (218 SE 24th Street, Gainesville)
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011 (2 p.m. – 3 p.m.)
Millhopper Branch Library (
3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville)
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Thursday, August 18, 2011 (2 p.m. – 3 p.m.)
Center for Innovation and Economic Development (530 West University Avenue, Gainesville)
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The training is open to new and existing users and interested parties.

If you are unable to RSVP on-line, contact the Alachua County Office of Management and Budget at 352-374-5262.

For more information about eCivis Grants Network, contact Annette Perez at 352-337-6109 and visit eCivis on the web at



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).