Grant Writing Essentials

This introductory workshop on grant writing covers strategies to effectively pursue funding with federal, state, and local government agencies; corporate philanthropy; private foundations; and high net worth individuals. Participants will learn: 1) What does a grant proposal look like?; 2) Reasons why most grant proposals fail; 3) The role of research in grant writing; 4) Development of effective problem statements; 5) Basics on matching funds; 6) Grant writing technical issues such as length & format; 7) eGrant basics, 8) How much time to allocate to proposal writing; 9) Characteristics of a good proposal including sample grant proposals. This workshop will also take participants inside the state and federal (RFP) Request for Proposal grant writing process. Participants will learn: how to search for government funding; gain a look inside the federal RFP process; grant writing best practices; grant writing strategies; and what to do when you are awarded a grant.

This workshop does not have any offerings for this semester.