Which course is best for me?
Are you well suited to become a grant writer?
Answer the following questions with yes or no:
If you answered "no" to 2 or more of these questions, then you might want to reconsider your desire to become a grant writer.
Online Courses. All online courses are independent study and self-paced. The content is provided at the undergraduate level. Students are provided course materials and assignments by e-mail by his/her online instructor. Students may ask questions and correspond with the online instructor via e-mail.
If the student wants to learn the basics of researching, writing, and budgeting to receive Foundation Grants and is seeking a position at a Nonprofit Organization or Private Education Institution, then we recommend:
What if a person wants to become a Certified Grant Writer®?
For grant writers who want to become a Certified Grant Writer® please select from the following:
What if I want to prepare research grants?
Preparing Applications for Research Grants is appropriate for staff at Universities working in the Sponsored Research Office who are responsible for preparing government grant applications for research grants. or for the researcher who is preparing the entire application him/herself. The online course will provide guidance on prepaing all sections of the Application Package including Research Project Narrative, R&R Budget, Budget Narrative, and all attachments.
What if I want to become a Grant Consultant?
This online course is perfect for experienced grant writers who want to learn about starting a Grant Consulting Business. We recommend the online course "How to Start a Grant Consulting Business". It is also offered as an online course or as a 2-hour workshop at select locations.
What if I want to learn to Manage a Grant?
We offer the "Grant Management Online Course". This course is appropriate for employees of local government, school districts, nonprofit organizations, higher education, and for profit businesses. The course provides instruction on managing grant funds from Federal Grants as well as Foundation Grants.