Course Code: agw
You'll get a good overview of how to identify your grant-funding needs, agencies you might consider targeting for your projects, and how to put in place a proper fundraising plan. Then, walk through finding government grant funding opportunities, reading grant application guidelines that are complex and often confusing, and learning how to find and engage the best types of community partners as committed stakeholders in your proposed project.
In this lesson, you'll find out how to develop an award-winning plan of operation with all of the required components. Then, get a review of budgeting 101 as we work to answer all of your most common budgeting questions.
In this lesson, you learn about some opportunities and challenges associated with grant funding in these areas, and you'll also learn best practices in approaching community and regional arts organizations for potential partnership opportunities as well as corporate sponsorship opportunities. You'll also discover some excellent resources to guide you through the arts and humanities funding tunnel. Then, you’ll get a tour of some additional resources that will guide you through the world of education grants.
Learn specifics about medical, science, and agriculture grants as well as some resources to guide you. Then, you’ll get some additional resources and information that will guide you through the world of human services grants.
In this lesson, we'll cover everything you need to know about applying for corporate foundation grants. Then, we'll look at the fastest-growing industries impacting the world of nonprofits and government agencies, and we'll also discuss online applications and why so many funders have changed their processes and moved to online e-grant application systems.
We'll walk through the road to funding recovery in this lesson, including practical planning for reapplication and funding down the slate. Finally, we'll take a close look at contracts, timelines, and accounting requirements, and we'll also discuss how to avoid red flags and how to collect data and report to funding agencies. You'll also get some tips on communicating with your federal project officer.
Dr. Beverly Browning (Dr. Bev) is a 40+ year grant writing consultant and also the Director of her own nonprofit, the Grant Writing Training Foundation. She has assisted clients and event attendees in strengthening the capacity of their professional acumen and organizational capacity. As a high profile grants consultant, Dr. Bev is credited with more than $430 million in contract and grant awards. She is the author of 43 publications and is in high demand for facilitating training programs and delivering keynote speeches nationwide and internationally. Dr. Bev is a member of the Grants Professional Association and has taught for Ed2Go since 2001.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Instructional material requirements:
A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!
Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
The interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.