Do you know the best way to present information in a grant proposal? In this course, an experienced grantwriter will show you how to research and write winning proposals that get funded. Learn what to do--and, more importantly what not to do--on every part of your proposal. Gain a full understanding of the criteria funders use to determine whether your grant proposal gets funded or rejected. You'll become expert at ferreting out corporate, foundation, and government grantmakers, and you'll know how to tailor your responses to information found in the peer review criteria. You'll also discover a number of significant finishing touches that can give your project the edge over others. You'll know the best type of paper to use, which buzzwords to include, which fonts work best, and which types of graphics and formatting techniques will make your proposal more competitive.
Prerequisite: Completion of an introductory grant writing course (or equivalent experience)
- Learn the different types of proposal formats.
- Learn how to match funders with projects.
- Research and write the sections of History and Major Accomplishments, Current Programs and Activities, Target Population, Partnerships, Needs Statement, Program Design, Management Plan, and Evaluation Plan.
- Learn how to develop the Budget section.
- Learn how to apply finishing touches and follow-up detail.
This course is part of the Grant Writing Certificate.
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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, Firefox or Internet Explorer web browser, and completion of an introductory grant writing course (or equivalent experience).
You will need to create a login for your online classroom. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button (this site does not accept payments - you will not be charged here). Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must make an 80 or higher on the final exam (online) to successfully complete the course. You may only take the exam once.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-3355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.