American Kennel Club


The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation invites you to attend our grant-writing seminars with instructor, Dr. Don Udell of Udell Consulting.  Dr. Udell received his Bachelor and Master’s Degrees from the University of Arizona and his Doctorate from Arizona State University.  He has been a graduate faculty member of both the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the University of Oklahoma, where he was honored as faculty member of the year.  Dr. Udell has authored and published numerous articles and monographs.  He has written and received funds for and directed over 30 federal, state and philanthropic grants.  He has also conducted numerous research and evaluation programs, including a highly acclaimed research project involving the Oklahoma penal system.

Topics include: Grant Writing I:  This three day workshop will provide the participant with information about foundations and corporations; who they give to and why; the process of a successful fundraising campaign; how to contact a foundation and submit a proposal; determining your fundability through effective prospecting and what makes a successful grant seeker.

Grant Writing II:  This grant writing session focuses on in-depth research, proposal structure and initial contact with foundations.  Mock interviews will be conducted and actual telephone contacts will be made.  Participants should come to this session with a project proposal or proposal idea.

Grant Writing III:  Grant writing III focuses on the total development of the proposal with emphasis on the budget and evaluation components.  These are considered to bet he most critical parts of the proposal.  The participant will graduate with a certificate and a complete proposal.

  • Grant Writing I:                      April 18-20, 2005
  • Grant Writing II:                     May 16-18, 2005
  • Grant Writing III:                    August 29-31, 2005

Time:  8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location:  These courses will be presented at the new research building, located on North Carolina State University’s veterinary school campus (directly across from the vet hospital).  Topics

Registration Fee:  $300 per workshop; $750 when registering for all three courses (save $150).  Fees include course materials, notebook, break refreshments, and lunch each day.  Register online at, Event #21422.

For more information, please contact Erika Werne, Director of Grants, AKC Canine Health Foundation at (919) 334-4014 or email


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