A to Z Grant Writing Series

A to Z Grant Writing Series

48 Course Hrs
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A to Z Grant Writing

 In this course  you walk through the process of finding and writing a grant application. Using a Theory of Change process,  you will learn to engage stakeholders in framing a grant application and prepare a grant application draft of your choice step-by-step. In doing so, you will discover what grant funders look for in an application by reviewing pieces of your peers’ grant proposals to provide and receive feedback. Additional features include six teachable moments videos, and six choose your own adventure branching scenarios.  

A to Z Grant Writing II: Beyond the Basics

Are you ready to continue your journey into the world of grants? You'll learn how to create a fundraising plan for all types of grant makers. In addition, you'll explore websites for finding and reviewing corporate, foundation, and government grant funding opportunities and grant application guidelines.

Series 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 Series bundles. Courses should be taken two months apart to avoid overlapping.

Enrollment Options:
Course Code: B8755
Start Dates*May 12 | Jun 16 | Jul 14 | Aug 18
*Choose start date in cart
$225.00 USD $245.00


A to Z Grant Writing

  1. Grant Writer Roles
  2. Grant Funding Research
  3. Grant Writing Planning Process
  4. Introduction to Peer Review and Constructive Feedback
  5. Executive Summary
  6. Statement of Need for Funding
  7. Benefit to the Target Population
  8. Project Goals and Measurable Objectives
  9. Evidence-Based Solutions to Address the Need
  10. Resources
  11. Funding Outcomes and Evaluation
  12. Developing a Project Budget

A to Z Grant Writing II - Beyond the Basics

  1. The Fundraising Plan
  2. Before You Begin Writing
  3. Strategic Grant Writing
  4. Budgeting 101
  5. Arts and Humanities Grants
  6. Education Grants
  7. Medical, Science, and Agriculture Grants
  8. Human Services Grants
  9. Corporate Foundation Grants
  10. New Grantmaking Trends
  11. I Didn't Get That Grant—Now What?
  12. I Got That Grant—Now What?



Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.


There are no prerequisites for taking this course.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.