Advanced Grant Proposal Writing

Topic: Leadership and School Improvement
Instructor: Diana Gott
Method: Online (PDS)
Sponsor: Lorain County JVS/Adult Career Center
Location: EPD

Course Description:

Hours: 1 or 2 graduate semester hour(s)
Cost: 1 graduate semester hour $245.00 | 2 graduate semester hours $375.00

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. You'll become proficient in the proposal format used by the vast majority of public foundations. Learn what to do--and, more importantly what not to do--on your cover sheet, narrative, background page, and your stakeholder and third-party evaluation plan. You'll also discover the quickest and most efficient ways to gather the information you'll need to develop your proposal’s attachments, including information on your organization's structure, administration, and finances.And you'll 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.Before the course is over, you will have discovered 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, which types of graphics to include, and a variety of formatting techniques that will make your proposal more competitive. You'll also learn about the importance of obtaining community and political support before submitting a proposal to any government agency.

No letter grades will be awarded for this course. Participants will receive either a Satisfactory (S) or Unsatisfactory (U) grade.

Cost: $
Timespan of Course:
March 19, 2014 to May 9, 2014
Contact E-mail: dgott@lcjvs.net

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    Online Format
Registration Information:

For registration information, please contact Diana Gott at 440.774.1051 ext 2200 or dgott@lcjvs.net.

Course Section Name: EDU 6310 K45
Academic Term: 14/GW
Academic Level: GW
Credits: 1.00 or 2.00
Subject: EDU