Grant Writing 101

Grant Writing 101

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$195.00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: • Identify traits of a granter writer and grant writing as a career path • Recall the stages of a successful grant proposal and effective writing techniques • List ways to build a grant writing business • Recognize the diverse nature of grant writing, current trends, and tips for success DESCRIPTION: Grant Writing is at the heart of the nonprofit world, and Grant Writers remain in high demand. Philanthropy has remained strong in the United States. From large funders such as Bill and Melinda Gates to small funders, Grant Writers seek to secure funds for individuals. The Grant Writer provides a crucial connection between the person seeking grants and funders. Our course will allow students to gain a full understanding of grant writing from identifying potential grant seekers needing someone to write their grants to finding funders and building your own grant writing business. Basic grant writing is a critical skill for anyone seeking a position in a nonprofit organization or as a freelance grant writer. This course will provide our students with skills they can put to use immediately in their current grant writing position or to build a new career.
INFORMATION
Master Your Persuasion For Funding
HOURS
25
DURATION (time given)
1 month
AVERAGE COMPLETION TIME
1 Month
SYLLABUS
Grant Writing 101 Module 1 Grant Funding This module will address grant writing as a career path, including who uses grants as well as potential funders. Grants are used by a variety of organizations as well as individuals, with funders ranging from small amounts provided by individuals to large corporations providing hundreds of thousands of dollars. Finding funders and grant is an important part of understanding grant funding, as the heart of this career is in knowing where to find both sides of the grant writing career. The Traits of a Grant Writer Characteristics of a Career in Grant Writing The Difference Between Grant Writing and Fundraising Differentiating Between Types of Funders Finding a Grant Grant Writing 101 Module 2 The Grant Proposal One of the key skills for any grant writer lies in understanding the guidelines of the funder and in crafting the grant proposal. Writing a grant proposal is a craft that includes stages and steps to both identifying the guidelines and writing the initial proposal for the funder. This is a crucial step for any successful grant writer and will be the focus of this module. General Guidelines for Writing Grants Stages for Writing a Grant Proposal How to be Persuasive in Your Grant Writing The Elements to Support Your Grant Proposal How to Submit Your Grant Grant Writing 101 Module 3 Building a Grant Writing Business Knowing how to approach others to seek out grants and funding is an important skill for anyone considering grant writing as a career. Not only is general writing skill a necessity, there are also particular techniques important to the grant writing industry. This module will help you to build effective grant-writing techniques, how to manage a grant and funds, and how to turn your grant writing skills into a profitable business. Building a New Business How to Write Effectively for Grants Using Grant Funds Ethically How to Effectively Manage Your Grant How to Build a Grant Writing Business Start Up Grant Writing 101 Module 4 Working as a Grant Writer There are many diverse career opportunities in grant writing. This course will discuss the variety of directions grant writing careers take as well as the current trends in grant writing and tips for success. The grant writing industry can change based on available funders as well as the current program or area or focus for funders, and it is important to both understand and work with changing trends. Career Opportunities in Grant Writing Taking Your Grant Writing Career to the Next Step Selecting Topics and Focusing Your Idea Six Grant Writing Myths Technical Tips for Grant Writers
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