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Grant Writing + Non-Profit Management

If you’re passionate about having a meaningful career that helps others, this program is ideal. Throughout this career training program, an experienced grant writer will teach you the essentials of writing or acquiring grants for private, public, and/or government use. You’ll discover how to develop compelling grant proposals. You will then study the components to successfully manage a non-profit or work in a management role within the non-profit sector. In addition to fundamental management skills, you’ll learn about finance and accounting, employment law, marketing, budgeting, and communications, as they apply to a non-profit organization. 

Whether you recently acquired a management role at a non-profit or want an introductory perspective on the issues facing management of a non-profit organization, this program is the perfect way to become acquainted with the responsibilities of the role. 

12 Months / 600 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment

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Grant Writing + Non-Profit Management

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Grant Writing + Non-Profit Management Details + Objective

Course Code: GES428

You Will Learn
  • Learn how to write a grant proposal
  • Know how to tap into non-profit funding sources
  • Know the roles and responsibilities of a non-profit board of directors and the management team
  • Become knowledgeable on the fundamentals of legal writing
  • Develop practical managerial skills, including marketing non-profit, financial management, human resource development, and fund resource development
  • Understand licensing, permits, and taxes, and learn the basics of the budgeting process
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 600 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Become a vital asset for any nonprofit organization looking to raise funds
  • Learn how to communicate professionally within the nonprofit community
  • Develop managerial skills that will enable you to supervise both projects and people
  • Jump-start your career as a research analyst, program coordinator, grants administrator, foundation coordinator, grants account clerk, grants manager, or grant writer
Grant Writing + Non-Profit Management Outline
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Introduction to Grant Writing

Learn about the basics of grant research and writing. Explore areas of employment and opportunity within the nonprofit sector, and examine advanced grant writing techniques.

Management and Governance

Understand the different elements that come in to managing a nonprofit. Learn about the various input received by the organization from government-based agencies as well as local communities.

Writing Techniques for Grants

Dive deep into the writing skills required to become a successful grant writer. You’ll learn about technical writing, grammar essentials, and how to tactfully write about finances, fundraising, and budgeting for a nonprofit.

Introduction to Nonprofit Management

Examine the structure of different nonprofits to understand how managerial roles fit into the system. 

Regulatory Environments

Master an understanding of the rules, regulations, and legalities associated with nonprofit organizations. Learn about the laws that you should be aware of as a nonprofit manager, and the legalities associated with managing a group of nonprofit employees

Leadership Skills

Develop a leadership style that suits your personality and is effective in a managerial role. Learn about fostering company culture and how to promote the work of a nonprofit via public relations and marketing tactics.

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Grant Writing + Non-Profit Management Instructors
Katherine Squires Pang

Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed received her B.A. in 1980 from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School in 1982, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School in 1983, and her M.Ed from the University of Texas in 2001. She has practiced law with national law firms since 1983, ran for the United States Senate in California in 1994, and was appointed by Governor Wilson as a Commissioner to the WCAB from 1994 to 1996. Dr. Pang has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, and has been an adjunct faculty member in the law and business schools of many universities, including the Stern 

School of Business at New York University, Pepperdine University, USC, Golden Gate University, and the University of California, Irvine. In addition to having over 20 years of law firm experience, Dr. Pang has founded several companies, including LawPrep, Inc., LawPrep Press, Inc., Legal EdNet.com, and EdWay Online. From 1989 to 1996, Dr. Pang authored several books, videos, and interactive CD-ROMs. Dr. Pang was also the manager for firm-wide practice section development, training, and forms for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, and Feld, L.L.P. Dr. Pang has experience providing multimedia, interactive distributed learning to working professionals and adult learners in law and business through a variety of technologies, including video streaming and online conferencing (Webcasts, synchronous and asynchronous threaded discussion boards, and chat rooms) via the Internet and satellite, as well as ISDN-based video-conferencing on CD-ROM. Dr. Pang has been a speaker at the MEC 2001 Conference: Turning a New Page in Educational Technologies, sponsored by Arizona State University; the 2001 Conference on Training and Knowledge Management: Moving Beyond Training, sponsored by Generation 21 Learning Management Systems; and a speaker at various other e-learning conferences. She has design, development, implementation, and managerial experience in educational multimedia course design and creation. She has been responsible for course design and delivery using Macromedia Director, Windows Media Player, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Blackboard, Prometheus, WebCT, Webboard, and a host of other proprietary platforms. She also has experience with digital video, MPEG, MOV, and AVI Files.

Grant Writing + Non-Profit Management Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no specific prerequisites for this program; however, basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate the Internet and use e-mail, are required. This program is intended for anyone interested in developing their grant writing and nonprofit management skills.

This program is compatible with both PC and Mac computers. PCs require Windows XP or later operating systems with IE8 or later browsers. Mac computers require Safari browser. (A high-speed Internet connection is highly recommended.)

You'll receive the following required textbooks with this program:

  • Budgeting for Managers
  • The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need
  • The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need
  • How to Manage an Effective Non-Profit
  • Demystifying Grant Seeking: What You Really Need to Do to Get Grants
  • Handbook for Writing Proposals
  • Managing by the Numbers: A Complete Guide to Understanding and using your Company’s Financials
  • Bargaining for Advantage
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All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want, and finish at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive twelve (12) months to complete the program. 

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All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials via ground service upon verified enrollment.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses via federal grants. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

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Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

Prospective students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering for any educational program. ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. 

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes, you can use a Mac for this program.

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