Grant Writing Suite
This series will give you the skills you need for effective grant writing. Learn from an experienced grant writer how to best present information in grant proposals to raise needed funds. After developing a good grant writing foundation, you'll discover the steps you can take to become an in-demand grant writing consultant, including what services to offer, how to set fees, and how to find clients to start your own business.
University of the District of Columbia
Details + Objectives
Course code: B8508
A to Z Grant Writing
The A to Z Grant Writing course provides students with the hands-on experience and knowledge they need to successfully begin the planning process for projects in need of grant funding. An approach to grantseeking begins with thinking about why the funding is needed and involving the grant applicant's stakeholders in the planning process.
Advanced Grant Proposal Writing
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. And you'll gain a full understanding of the criteria funders use to determine whether your grant proposal gets funded or rejected.
Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant
Good grant writing consultants are always in demand. Learn how you can use a basic knowledge of grant or proposal writing to become an expert in the red-hot grant consulting field.
Your instructor, a national grant consulting veteran, will provide you with easy-to-follow instructions that you can use to start your own home-based business. You'll learn what services to offer, how to find clients, and how to set your fees. Enter a field where your creative writing skills can touch thousands of people and make a real difference.
Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.
How the course is taught
- Instructor-led online course
- 72 course hours
Instructors & Support
Dr. Beverly A. Browning
Dr. Beverly A. Browning is a grant writing consultant and visionary who leverages her thought leadership experience to help nonprofit organizations overcome their struggles with revenue stream imbalances.
Beverly has researched grant funding, grantmaking trends, and board-related barriers to nonprofit capacity building for over 40 years. She is also the founder and director of the Grant Writing Training Foundation and Bev Browning, LLC, and to date has helped her clients win over $500 million in grant awards and contracts.
Beverly is the author of 42 grant-related publications, including six editions of Grant Writing for Dummies. She has taught for ed2go for 20 years.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.