​A Proposal Writing Retreat in the Pennsylvania Countryside

January 6-10, 2019

March 4-8, 2019

JULY 8-12, 2018

November 4-8, 2018






MQC and the Historic Glasbern Inn host grantseekers at intensive, five-day proposal writing retreats four times per year: January, March, July, and November. Applications are required and accepted on a rolling basis.

Upcoming Retreat

July 8-11, 2018

Retreat Location

Glasbern Country Inn, 2141 Packhouse Rd. Fogelsville, PA 18051



Registration Fee

$1,998 (inclusive of four nights' lodging, all meals and beverages, workshop materials, and individual consultation)

Additional Fees

Transportation to and from Glasbern and optional off-site activities are not included in the registration fee and will be the responsibility of participants and/or their sponsoring institutions.

Participant Eligibility

Any individual who is qualified to pursue competitive grant funding is eligible to apply. Enrollment is strictly limited to ensure that each participant receives tailored proposal development support throughout the retreat. The selection process ensures that individual participants and the group as a whole will benefit from the immersive retreat format: sustained periods of writing, daily edits, individual and group critiques of drafts, and morning and afternoon professional development seminars. A letter of support from an organizational leader familiar with the applicant's areas of interest and grant-readiness is required.