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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the grants process and how you can use grants to fund your endeavors. This hands-on course will guide you through the entire process of writing a funding proposal. Practice writing problem statements and objectives; receive feedback on your writing; work effectively in group discussions; and learn how to construct a grant budget. Topics include “big-picture” program design; the research process for finding the right grant funders for a project; components of an effective grant proposal; and strategies for organizing the complete package. Discover the resources you need to help your organization with its own grant writing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Students should be able to write effectively for multiple purposes and audiences required by a nonprofit organization (NPO)
  • Comprehend the entire grant proposal writing process, including project/program management, financial projections and program evaluation
  • Identify roles and expectations of a funding agency, foundation or giving institution
  • Understand very basic NPO management systems and constraints
  • Develop effective research strategies, data collection, and invention
  • Understand basic principles of layout and visual communication design for proposals

Course Number: BUSA-40957
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Fundraising and Development

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