Introduction to Grant Writing
Hours to Complete:
NOTE: You’ll receive instructions shortly on how to access your course. This can take up to 48 business hours.
What You’ll Learn:
- Apply your understanding of the grant writing process to case studies covering the six stages
Describe how capital grants and endowment grants can be integrated into fundraising efforts, including matching funds
Describe how to research grantmakers and available grants (Stage Two)
Discuss the importance of alignment between a nonprofit and a funder's mission (Stage Four)
Discuss the importance of grant writing to nonprofits and other organizations seeking funding
Discuss the process of identifying and establishing a need for funding (Stage One)
Explain how a nonprofit should follow-up after winning or losing a grant award (Stage Six)
Explain how grant writing and fundraising represent complimentary methods of ensuring a nonprofit's financial stability
Explain the process of establishing relationships with potential funders (Stage Three)
Explore tools and techniques employed in writing the grant proposal
Outline best practices for grant writing
Outline the grant writing process (Stage Five)
Outline the six stages of the grant writing process
Instructor:Rick Cramer, Subject Matter Expert
Rick holds an M.A. in Social Science from Binghamton University. He also holds a Ph.D. in Educational Technology. Although his formal education is not specifically targeted on Business, he has extensive life experience working for a couple of Fortune 500 companies as well as owning his own businesses. He is currently a pastor at a growing, multi-site church where he has the opportunity to use his business expertise and his passion for discipleship. He teaches several college-level courses at Clarks Summit University. He manages the Nonprofit Management certificate offered by Clarks Summit University in partnership with MindEdge.
Time to Complete:Learners will have 90 days from registration to complete the course. It is self-paced, with no need to be online at specific times.
Location Information:The login will be provided with instructions after registration.
This microcourse is licensed for individual use only; course content cannot be recorded or shared with non-registrants.
This course includes an “Ask the Expert” feature. You can use this feature to submit questions about course content. A subject matter expert will provide guidance or point you to additional resources for the topics you’re studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 48 hours.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs.