Becoming a Grant Writer

An online course for you to take on your future

In this course, you will learn:

  • What to do before you ever pick up a pen

  • Learning the language of grant writing

  • Learn about the many areas of a grant proposal and what is expected

  • What goes into a grant proposal besides words!

  • Mini-assignments that walk you through the grant writing process

What to Learn More About This Course?

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Here's the course outline...

Segment 1: Are you Grants Ready?

  • Determine whether your organization is ready for the grants process

  • Organize your thinking to prepare for the grant writing process

  • Strengthen your organizational profile to make your organization a stronger candidate

  • Determine your organizational needs to find better prospects

Segment 2: Setting Yourself Up

  • What role does research play in the grant writing process?

  • How do you find funders?

  • How do you know if you're a good fit for funders?

  • What kind of funding do you need?

Segment 3: Digging Deeper, Almost Ready...

  • Digging into the research process...

  • Where do you find funders?

  • How do you develop relationships with funders?

  • How do you know when you're ready?

Segment 4: Completing Your Narrative, Part 1

  • What are the sections of a grant proposal narrative?

  • How do you approach these narrative sections in an effective way?

  • How do you stand out against other non-profits?

  • What writing style is required in grant writing?

Segment 5: Completing Your Narrative, Part 2

  • What goes into the grant proposal narrative?

  • Formula for narrative section size

  • Dive deep into the narrative sections

  • Fortify your case

Segment 6: Documents- You're Not Done Yet

  • What other documentation is needed for a complete grant proposal?

  • How do I approach these additional documents?

  • How do I use these documents to enhance the case for my organization?

  • How do I know when I'm done?

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