Grant Management Online Course

The Grant Management Online Course is appropriate for staff of government agencies, school districts, nonprofit organizations, and institutions of Higher Education who need to learn how to administer Federal, State, Local, Foundation, and Corporate grants. 

This online course is divided into 3 Sections:
    Section 1:
         1.  Introduction to Grant Management
         2.  Monitoring Plan
         3.  Glossary of Terms
     Section 2:  Regulations, Legislation and Forms
         1.  Budgets and Costs
         2.  Financial Systems and Records
         3.  Audits 
    Section 3: 
         1.  Reports
         2.  Project Evaluation 
         3.  Professional Ethics

Learning is individual and self-paced and students may register at any time. Students will be assigned an online instructor who is a Certified Grant Writer® with experience administering government, foundation and corporate grants.  The instructor will send course materials and assignments to the student by e-mail and the student will send completed assignments to the instructor by e-mail.  Students must complete one section before the next section is forwarded to him/her.  

Students will have 90 days to complete all of the assignments, but most students complete the assignments in 3-4 weeks.  If needed, a 90-day extension is available for $100.  

Upon successful completion of all course assignments and submission of the course evaluation the student will be mailed a Certificate of Completion.

Price:  The regular price is $899.00 per person.   

  • Member Rate is $649.00 through 4/8/2016

Group Price:  No group discount is available at the Member Rate.


  • Payment must be made online by credit or debit card in the Members Only area of the website to receive the Member Rate.
  • When paying by credit or debit card, you may purchase the Grant Management online course by clicking on "add to cart" on the right hand side of this page.  In the "Ship To" section of the Order Form, please enter the student's name, mailing address, and e-mail.  In the "Bill To" section of the Order Form, enter the information of the credit or debit card holder and the e-mail address where the order confirmation should be forwarded.  
  • The Member Rate is not available when paying by personal check or business check.
  • The Member Rate is not available when a Purchase Order is issued and payment will be made by check.
On the next business day after receipt of your online order, purchase order, or check the student will receive a
n e-mail from the Online Instructor with Section 1 Course Materials and Assignments. If the student has not received this e-mail within 2 business days after purchase, then please contact Customer Service.  

Prerequisites:  A Bachelor's Degree is recommended, but not required.  No prior grant management experience is required.

Technology:  Students will need a computer with any operating system and internet access.  Software needed is MS Word, Excel and Adobe Reader.  Students will also need an e-mail address.

Course Materials:  All course materials are provided to the student by the online instructor.  No additional materials are required.

CEUs:  AGWA is an IACET Approved Provider.  Students may purchase an IACET CEU Certificate documenting 3.0 CEUs or 30 contact hours.  To earn the CEUs, students must complete all of the online course assignments.  The CEU Certificate must be purchased prior to the first online assignment being turned into the instructor.

Prior to making your purchase, please read our web pages "Refund and Rescheduling Policies", "Professional Ethics and Standards", and "Debit/Credit Card Purchases".

Support:  Prospective students, or current students, with questions about registration, course materials, or need technical support, may contact AGWA's Customer Service by phone or e-mail.

Training Funds:  If your company is seeking training funds, you might want to contact the Workforce Development Board in your County.  Some of the boards offer training funds to employers to reimburse up to 50% of training registration expense.