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From Wondering to Winning: Grant Writing Tips for Success

January 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Image shows white text over dark navy blue background: "From Wondering to Winning. Grant Writing Tips for Success. Kelly Twichel, OTR/L, CEO Access Trax. 2020 FedEx Small Business Grant Winner."

Have you ever been interested in writing a grant but just the word “GRANT” intimidates you? Start the “New Year” with a “New Goal” and build your confidence to take the next step in writing your own grant by joining Kelly Twichel, occupational therapist, CEO/Inventor of Access Trax and WINNER of the 2020 FedEx Small Business Grant for a 1-hour interactive course on how to take your grant writing to the next level.

Grant Writing Tips for Entrepreneurs

In the webinar which will stream LIVE on Facebook and Zoom, Kelly shares 4 main concepts that will empower you to tell your business’s story in your grants and improve your chances of winning. During the event, attendees will have a chance to practice the concepts and ask questions. This grant course is for anyone who is interested in grant writing for their business, and will be available to view on our website after the live event.

About the Hosts

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Hosts Julie Marzano, M.S., OTR/L and Emily McCarthy M.S., CCC-SLP are twin sisters and professionals in the educational field with over 32 years of combined experience. They are passionate about simplicity and efficiency in interventions to address early childhood fine motor and language development.

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The sisters created Fine Motor Boot Camp in 2015 after identifying a need for a more consistent, systematic intervention to address fine motor and language in early childhood. Since its inception, Fine Motor Boot Camp has grown from a 25 activity curriculum to a multifaceted business providing professional development and consultative services to companies, school districts and private entities.

They are committed to improving the adaptability and delivery of fine motor and language services across all demographics.  Their goal is to make learning hands on, play-based and accessible to EVERY child at EVERY ability level and EVERY socio-economic level.

About the Presenter

Kelly is a blonde woman with shoulder length hair. She is smiling and wearing an olive green blouse. The background has bright pink and orange colors on the wall.

Kelly is an occupational therapist and passionate accessibility advocate born and raised in San Diego. As an OT student in 2016, Kelly was inspired by adaptive surfers to co-invent a portable pathway that empowers people of all physical abilities to easily access the outdoors. In 2018, Kelly launched Access Trax– a social impact startup that has since served customers across 11 countries.

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Some of Kelly’s favorite accomplishments include volunteering at the first Costa Rica Adaptive Surf Open, being accepted into a local business accelerator, winning the 2020 FedEx Small Business Grant Grand Prize, and getting engaged to her fiancé, Jeff. Kelly enjoys sharing her experiences with other entrepreneurs and encouraging the next generation of problem solvers. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading sci-fi, and spending time outdoors.


January 14, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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