From November 2012

Area Agency on Aging & Project Others, Inc. Set Grant Training. Thu, Dec 6 in Henderson

     “Many community leaders, faith-based and other organizations come to me asking for grant writing assistance, stated Dr. Joyce Fortson-Johnson, Project Others, Inc. board member and Kilgore College Grants Development Specialist.  The December 6 training will bring us together to learn how to address local issues collaboratively.” 

      In response,  Project Others, Inc. and the Area on Aging set a half-day “Grant Writing as a Process” Training Dec 6 at Citizens Nation Bank’s Landon Alford Training Center in Henderson. 

      Nonprofit leaders seeking additional skills and a better understanding of grant writing will learn from C10’s leaders and an Alumni Panel.  Southside Bank sponsorship lowers the fee to $50 with discounts for multiple registrations.  For more info and to register go to or contact 903-541-0013 or

Financial Literacy Training held November 30th, 2012


Gateway to American Opportunities
“Money Smart”
Financial Literacy
Tutor Training Workshop
Sponsored by

             Dollar General Literacy Foundation    The Verizon Reads “Check Into Literacy”
                                                    A Circle of Ten, Inc’s ECON Project


 Date: November 30th, 2012
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
PATH Center Classroom
402 W Front St
Tyler, TX


Registration Fee: $20.00 (fee covers your instructor’s binder, workshop supplies, morning and afternoon snacks and soft drinks)

Gateway to American Opportunities (GAO), the regional literacy initiative staff will present the FDIC “MoneySmart” financial literacy tutor training.  The Money Smart curriculum is a FREE outstanding resource for teaching personal banking and money management skills.  For additional info regarding the Free Money Smart curriculum go to   

Other free financial literacy curriculum will be introduced to the workshop participants.    This session will train individuals to teach financial literacy, including: Personal Banking, How to Guard Your Credit and Homeownership are examples of the ten-module, 24 hour, curriculum.

Who should attend the Workshop?  Staff and Volunteers from nonprofit organizations such as literacy councils, banks, high schools, GED programs, community & faith-based organizations with adult basic education and English as a Second Language outreach programs.  The MoneySmart curriculum is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean & Vietnamese.  The newest version of the curriculum is the “Money Smart for Young Adults”, must pre-register to receive both English/Spanish software and Young Adult version.

Registration form attached.  For additional info call Peggy Lustig or Mary Davenport at 903-589-6900.   Email:
Fax: (888) 214-5210 Attn: Money Smart Workshop
Registration by mail: Gateway to American Opportunities   P O Box 173 Gallatin, Tx 75764