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Certificate in Grantwriting   

Class Overview

The world of grant-seeking is becoming more competitive. Gain the knowledge to become a successful grant writer, whether you're a program manager, fund developer, or the head of an organization. Learn a series of essential skills, from project design to development and persuasive writing, and gain practical experience. 

Discover where to find grant opportunities, how to write grant reports, and how to build relationships with grantmakers so that you have all the information you need to get funding for something you care deeply about. Explore the ethics involved in writing proposals and reports, and receiving funds. 

Topics will include:

  • Writing a grant proposal, step by step
  • Where to find grant opportunities and research strategies
  • Using a logic model to design your project
  • Formulating goals, outcomes, and objectives
  • Preparing a project work plan and timeline
  • Budgeting your project
  • Evaluation 
  • Editing for persuasive communications
  • Building relationships with grantmakers
  • The ethics involved in the grantwriting process

This online course provides on-demand instruction with reading and writing assignments plus a weekly Zoom meeting with your learning cohort for problem-based discussion. You will receive one-on-one personalized feedback on your writing and grant strategy - a huge asset of this class that sets it apart from others.

To achieve the certificate, you will need to complete the course capstone projects – a grant proposal for the project of your choice, a logic model, and a project budget following the course curriculum. Your instructor, Allison Jones, M.Ed., has more than 25 years of experience writing grants and is a certified grantwriting instructor through the Grant Professional Association and Grant Professional Certification Institute. She will guide you through this process step by step. 

his course, in partnership with Spark the Fire Grant Writing Classes, is approved for 24 continuing education points for initial certification and renewal as a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and Grant Professional Certified (GPC). It was rated by Instrumentl as one of the best grantwriting classes of 2022, 2023, and 2024.

Learning Objectives

  • Properly outline goals for grants
  • Develop proposals that will help you win grants
  • Utilize skills in how to present your proposal
  • Develop relationships with grantmakers
  • Have a finished grant proposal developed with the guidance of an expert 

Who Might Enjoy This Class?

  • Professionals from government, nonprofit, tribes, and educational organizations
  • Fund development consultants who are interested in honing their skills
  • Freelance writers interested in expanding their available services
  • Anyone interested in a career in nonprofits, government, education, tribes, fund development, or grantwriting

Free Info Session 

Meet the instructor, find out more about the class, and ask your questions!
REGISTER for the Info Session

 

 

Welcome to Continuing Education

Continuing Education is the non-credit department of Seattle Central College.  Our classes are for professional development/career enhancement or personal enrichment and are designed for adults in the community.  Continuing Education classes not not qualify for college transcription, tuition waivers or financial aid.  Students may request a certificate upon successful completion.

Questions?  Please visit our Frequently Asked CE Questions page for more information!

 

Certificate in Grantwriting  

6/25/2024 To 8/13/2024 Instructor: Allison Jones
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM                                                                  24 Class Hours                                                                                  
Sessions: 8 Tu Room: Online, Zoom , WA
   
Fee: $899.00  
Item: Summer17090
  • Format/Location: Online
  • Schedule Notes: None
We are unable to process registrations within 3 hours of the start timeon 6/25/2024.
Course Description: 
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Welcome to Continuing Education

Continuing Education is the non-credit department of Seattle Central College.  Our classes are for professional development/career enhancement or personal enrichment and are designed for adults in the community.  Continuing Education classes not not qualify for college transcription, tuition waivers or financial aid.  Students may request a certificate upon successful completion.

Questions?  Please visit our Frequently Asked CE Questions page for more information!

 

Certificate in Grantwriting  

6/25/2024 To 8/13/2024 Instructor: Allison Jones
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM                                                                  24 Class Hours                                                                                  
Sessions: 8 Tu Room: Online, Zoom , WA
   
Fee: $899.00  
Item: Summer17091
  • Format/Location: Online
  • Schedule Notes: None
We are unable to process registrations within 3 hours of the start timeon 6/25/2024.
Course Description: 
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