Certified Grant Writer® Professional Credential
American Grant Writers' Association, Inc. was awarded a Trademark Registration for "Certified Grant Writer" on March 15, 2011 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Certified Grant Writer® Credential is the industry standard for professionals in the field of grant writing. This credential documents that the professional has demonstrated proficiency in researching grant opportunities, program development, proposal writing for grants, preparing budgets for grants, and professional ethics by passing a rigorous 7-hour examination.
The Certified Grant Writer® Credential is valid for a period of 5 years and may be renewed upon satisfactory completion of 30 CGW Renewal Credits.
To determine if a person holds a valid Certified Grant Writer® Credential, please refer to the following lists. If a prospective employer or client needs further information to determine the validity of a credential, please contact Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 863-229-5307.