Advanced Grant Development – Federal Proposal Certificate covers the practice of Federal grant proposals. This certificate is designed for individuals who wish to write a variety of grant proposal for their organization at both the State and Federal level.
The Advanced Grant Development – Federal Proposal Certificate will increase your confidence to secure grant funding by learning how to develop a conceptual framework for seeking grant funding that aligns with perspectives and priorities unique to each funder, instilling confidence in your organization’s ability to facilitate a proposed project.
The following two textbooks are required for this certificate program:
- Smith, Nancy Burke & Works, E. Gabriel (2012). The Complete Book of Grant Writing: Learn To Write Grants Like A Professional. Sourcebooks, Inc. Naperville, IL. ISBN-13: 978-1-4022-67291
- Kester, Cheryl L., Cassidy, Karen L. (2015). In The Trenches: Writing To Win Federal Grants. Charity Channel Press. Nashville, TN. Printed book: ISBN: 978-1-938077-61-6
Participants signing up for this certificate must have advanced writing skills and previous experience in writing both state and foundation grant proposals. The following counts as acceptable experience: taking a previous college-level course or professional development course focusing on writing state and foundation grant proposals; having prior experience with a nonprofit organization writing grant proposals for state and foundation grants is also acceptable. This fast-paced, intensive federal grants certificate is not recommended for those new to the grant development field. For those just starting out, we recommend the introductory Grant Development – State and Foundation Proposal Certificate.
Early bird special: $1050. Early bird pricing ends two weeks prior to certificate start date.
Regular pricing: $1175.