CVC434: Grant Writing

Course Description

This course will focus on grant and proposal writing covering the research and prospect identification process, foundation grants, government grants and the relational process of grant approvals.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. To understand the competitive marketplace of grants, research grants that will fit with your organization’s strategies and capabilities and develop systems for continuously identifying the best prospects.
  2. To write professional grant proposals for corporate and private foundations that present your organization in a way to maximize your chance of getting approved.
  3. To conduct research and write professional grant proposals for governmental grants that present your organization in a way to maximize your chance of getting approved.
  4. To understand the relational element of getting your grant approved including identifying contacts, getting meetings, presenting your opportunity in person and how review and approval processes work.

Syllabus

Course Materials & Tuition 

Karsh, Ellen, and Arlen Sue Fox. The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets. Fourth Edition. Basic Books, 2014. ISBN: 978-0465018697$15.06
O’Neal-McElrath, Tori. Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals. Fourth Edition. Jossey-Bass, 2013. ISBN: 978-1118378342$25.35
Tuition$750.00
Total Cost of Course:$790.41