The public will have the opportunity to attend a training on Monday, January 12, “Effective Grant Strategies – Research, Writing, Timing”. The class will take place from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM at The Training Place on the Chico Campus of Butte Community College. This class will include a combination of case study, step-by-step instruction, and individual writing of a proposal abstract (executive summary), so attendees will have a roadmap for developing a proposal for their organization in the future.   The cost of this training is $60 per person. For further details and registration for this training, contact North Valley Community Foundation at 891-1150 or register online at  Reservations should be made in advance, as space is limited.