Workforce Continuing Education Course Catalog

Introduction to Grant Writing
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
222340 Western Wake Campus 03/25/2020 04/29/2020 D. Sickles $139.00 12/12
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
General, Business
During this six-week course, students will learn the basics of writing grants in a practical, hands-on setting, with the focus on writing and communication skills. The course covers the components of grants, how to set and maintain a workable grant cycle, building a successful grants management program, tracking possibilities in the business community, and applying good storytelling to a successful program.
Course Objectives
  1. identify the mulit-faceted context in which a grant proposal is both generated and reviewed.
  2. research and find an appropriate funder for a given proposal.
  3. understand the intersections of successful grants in relation to mission, vision and values; organizational structure and function; budget and finance; public relations and marketing; fundraising and development; networking; and relationship building.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Identify Your Needs, Find Your Funding Source, Learn to Speak “Grant”, and Assemble a Grant writing Team
  2. Build A Custom Grant/Funding Search Tool
  3. Tell A Great Story, and Create (or Repurpose) a Great Program
  4. Build A Logic Model
  5. Plan for Evaluation and Results, and Plan for Reports
  6. Build Your Database, and Become A Community Steward
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
General, Business
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Writing Effective Grant Proposals - COM-3711ME
  • Introduction to Grant Writing - COM-3711D2
  • A to Z Grant Writing - CSP-4000DHE
  • Get Grants! - CSP-4000DPE
  • Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant - COM-3711QE
Course Contact Information
Michael Langer