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Course Title
From Grant Seeking to Grant Writing


Baffled with the thought of grants and not sure where to begin.  This class helps you learn how to do the research, weigh the options, build relationships, incorporate what is needed in the proposals, and submit for funding.  With step-by-step guidance you will become an effective grant seeker and will be on your way to writing a winning proposal.  


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the overall process of grant seeking and writing
  • Know the information that should be included in their proposal and financial section
  • Know how to build relationships
  • Understand how to communicate financial needs to prospective funders
  • Evaluate their reasons for wanting to submit for a particular grant
  • Identify the variety of funding resources and opportunities


  1. Grant Seeking
    • Build Relationships
    • Organization Preparation
    • Articulation and Presentation
    • Grant Writing
  2. Grant Writing
    • Effective Research
    • Various types of support
    • Relationships with funders, partners, collaborators, and supporters
    • Proposal
      • Introduction
      • Organization Information
      • Statement of Need/Request
      • Project Description
      • Conclusion
      • Budget
      • Financial Statement




Method of Instruction

Traditional - Lecture


  • Exam:  No
  • Demonstration of Skills:  Yes
  • Class participation:  Yes