Grant Writing FAQs
How do I learn to write grants?
Online courses are available to learn to write letters, proposals, and applications for grant awards:
What if a person wants to become a Certified Grant Writer®?
Traits and Skills of a Successful Grant Writer
Are you well suited to become a grant writer?
Answer the following questions with yes or no:
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.
Does every business qualify for a grant?
Many businesses and government agencies may be eligible to apply for a grant. Consideration should be given not just to eligibility, but also whether or not the business or agency is competitive.
Business Participatation with the Grant Consultant
When a business hires a Grant Consultant to prepare a letter, proposal, or application for a grant award, there is a considerable amount of "EFFORT" that will still be required on the part of the business. So, one person in the business should be designated as the point person to work with the Grant Consultant. Typical responsibilities of the business that must be accomplished in a timely manner will include the following: