This flexible certificate program provides supervisors, managers, directors and emerging leaders with an opportunity to learn and practice skills in developing successful proposals to obtain external funding. The Grant Writing Certificate Program will cover the basics of grant seeking and writing, enabling anyone with an interest in the topic to get started on the grant writing process.
Times: This program will be offered at two different times. There is a morning session or an evening session. Participants must choose a session and cannot switch classes due to limited class capacity.
- Morning Sessions: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
- Evening Sessions: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Modules - Topics Covered
Module 1 - How to Get Started
Module 2 - Basic Elements of Grants and Grant Writing
Module 3 - Building Your Organization's Capacity and Building a Program Design
Module 4 - Finding Potential Funders and How to Build a Budget
Module 5 - Evaluation Plans and Strategies
Module 6 - Grant Writing Reality Check, Pulling a Final Proposal Together
Assignments: Participants will be asked to complete exercises that will assist in meeting the learning outcomes. Participants will be encouraged to complete a grant application in response to either a grantor’s Request for Proposal or their published application guidelines for a proposal. Participants will be given feedback on their proposal.