ORG611: Grant Writing

Course Description

This is a project based course where you do grant research and develop a comprehensive grant proposal for an organization. In this course you will learn to conduct grant research. You will also develop individual components of grants including letters, need for support, organizational background, program description, evaluation, budget and sustainability. Your final project will be a grant that you should be able to submit to a potential funder.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Research grants and develop systems for identifying grant prospects that will fit with your organization’s strategies and capabilities.
  2. Develop individual components of grants including letters, need for support, organizational background, program description, evaluation, budget and sustainability.
  3. Develop systems for handing 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.
  4. Write professional grant proposals that present your organization in a way to maximize your chance of getting approved.

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Certification Credit
This course has been approved to count as 45 continuing education credits for Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Certification.

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. Fifth Edition. Basic Books, 2019. ISBN: 1541617819$15.69
O’Neal-McElrath, Tori. Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals. Fifth Edition. Jossey-Bass, 2013. ISBN: 1119547342$14.00
Tuition$800.00
Total Cost of Course:$829.69