Why should I select AGWA
as my Grant Writing Course Provider?


The Association
AGWA is an accredited providor for continuing education by the International Association of Continuing Education (IACET). Students are eligible earn CEU credits for online courses, workshops, webinars, and conferences.

Our Instructors
All of the instructors working for AGWA hold the professional Certified Grant Writer® credential, as well as have 5 or more years as an adult instructor for grant writing or grant management courses.   All of the instructors have 10 or more years of job experience in grant seeking or grant management.

Our Courses
  • All of our online courses are independent study; no need to work with other students who have no background in grants.
  • All of our online courses are self-paced, so you can manage your own time over a 90-day period of time to complete assignments.
  • All of our course materials are written and delivered to you by e-mail attachments so you can keep an electronic copy or print them as a reference book for years to come.
  • All coursework is competency-based.  This means that the student will be capable of preparing competitive letters, proposals, and applications for grant awards upon completion of a course
  • A Certificate of Completion is printed and mailed to each student who sucessfully completes all of the course assignments.
Added Benefit of Membership
  • An annual membership in AGWA is included with the purchase of each course.
  • This entitles the student to receive quarter Member e-Newsletters.
  • As a member, the student may join any of 25 or so Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to receive quarterly emails and to network.
  • As a member, the student may register to attend the next AGWA Grant Conference. 
Certified Grant Writer® professional credential
  • American Grant Writers' Associations was awarded a trademark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Therefore, American Grant Writers Association is the only entity in the United States that may award the Certified Grant Writer® professional creditial to students who successfully pass the exam.

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