Division of Continuing and Global Education
Certificate Award in Grant Writing and Management
This intensive and practical program is designed for students and professionals who seek to increase their effectiveness in the dynamic and rewarding field of grant proposal writing and management.
This course is designed for grant writing professionals and those who are interested in learning how to locate specific grant funding opportunities, develop strategies for preparing and writing successful grants, and improving their skills in writing and editing grant applications. It will also teach them the skills to effectively bring together a writing team, manage one's time effectively, including utilizing a formula for time and page allocations for each section of the grant application process.
In addition, it will demonstrate the value of writing from a reviewer's perspective plus techniques to maximize scoring points to have a more successful proposal. Participants will be provided sufficient time to improve their writing skills by rewriting example proposal sections to improve their writing and editing skills.
The workshop will also include the in-depth review of topics such as: key personnel, budget, evaluation, self-sufficiency, program-related costs to build a successful detailed budget, locating public and private funding sources and how to focus their searches, learn how to write letters of intent, addressing specific foundation application issues, and determining how to develop long-term funding options.They will also learn how to make more informed decisions regarding moving forward on applying for a specific grant program
There will also be an optional full day (the following Saturday after completion of the course) that will give participants the opportunity to work on independent projects with the instructor. The focus would be on reviewing any existing requests for proposal, outlining the proposal – grant worksheets, strategy for time management, developing an abstract and need statement, quantitative and qualitative objectives etc.
Participants interested in earning a certificate must attend every class meeting in order to earn a certificate of completion. After completing the series, you may arrange a consultation with the instructor for the purpose of evaluating your grant proposal.
The program requires a workbook that is included with your registration fees. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring laptops, to facilitate writing, rewriting, and sharing of their comments with others.
Friday 10/20 via Zoom and Saturdays, 10/21-11/4 face-to-face.
Friday: 5:30 - 7:30pm; Saturdays: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Last Day to Register
October 20, 2023
Unit: 1 (One)
Course: ERE 180T
Grading Option: Letter Grade or Credit/No Credit