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Grant Writing Level 1
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Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is for students wanting to learn how to search for grants and how to write grant proposals.
Learn the grant writing skills that are essential for acquiring competitive funding from government agencies or private foundations. Beginners will learn the basics of writing winning grant proposals. Those with more experience will sharpen their skills and engage in discussions about trends in grant writing and funding. All will learn about the grants process and get hands-on practice with each aspect, from researching funding sources to developing and crafting proposals. They will also learn what funders look for, and the importance of grant compliance.
Course Objectives
  1. Have an understanding of how and where to search for potential grants
  2. Develop a network and true partnerships with a variety of funders
  3. Create a successful grant-writing campaign
  4. Design a complete proposal package including measurable outcomes
Outline of Instruction
  1. Introduction to the Grant Writing Field
  2. Funder Research and Mission Alignment
  3. Foundation and/or Corporate Funder Application Process
  4. Cultivating Relationships with Funders
  5. Collaborations & Partnerships
  6. Statement of Introduction/Letter of Inquiry
  7. Proposal Composition
  8. After the Application
  9. Tips for Government Funding Sources
  10. Board Involvement
  11. Rating Proposals
  12. Best Practices
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Prior to course enrollment, students should have the ability to navigate the Microsoft Windows environment and type 35 words per minute.
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
This course is for students wanting to learn how to search for grants and how to write grant proposals.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Community & Career Education Staff