LSBDC at Southeastern to host class on proposal preparation

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University, along with the Livingston Economic Development Council, Louisiana PTAC, and Dixie Business Center, will host a free program on writing successful government proposals.
     The class, “Preparing a Winning Proposal,” is scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center, located at 9261 Florida Blvd. in Walker.
     Sandy Summers, assistant director of the Southeastern Small Business Development Center, said topics to be covered include request for proposal (RFP) planning; the elements of style; actions after submitting a proposal; and review and discussion of an RFP.  
     Additional topics include how the government evaluates proposals; how awards are determined; proposal preparation and what steps to follow; and proposal content, including format, the written word, graphics and what to say and not say.
     There is no cost to attend the event, but registration is preferred. For more information, call 985-549-3831 or email Registration is available online at

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