Grant Writing Certificate

This Certificate is Ideal For:

This program is ideal for the beginner or intermediate grants professional working in education or a grant-ready nonprofit organization. The program will help grant-seeking become less intimidating.

Is your organization grant ready? Consult the checklist to find out.

If you want an in-depth training experience that will give you a solid knowledge base and skill set for developing competitive, high-quality grant applications, this is the training for you.

About the Certificate

Through this intensive, hands-on workshop, you will walk away with the knowledge and skills of how to develop a competitive grant proposal.

Over three days you will draft all sections of a grant proposal, including a needs statement, goal/case statement, objectives, project description, logic model, program evaluation, budget and budget justification. You will also learn tools and techniques that will set your grant proposal apart.

After this three-day workshop you will walk away with:

  • The basic elements of a competitive grant application already developed
  • The best style of writing for grant proposals
  • An understanding of how successful organizations pre-plan for grants
  • Tips for finding grant opportunities
  • Next steps when a grant is not funded
  • This program is valid for 19.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSMSM or SHRM-SCPSMSM

All dates meet from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 7/31/19 - 8/2/19

    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - #207ABA

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Certificate Fee

$645 (includes instruction, seminar manual, refreshments, certificate of completion and parking)

Is your organization grant ready?
Grant-ready organizations meet the following criteria:

  • IRS Designation as a 501(c)(3)
  • Mission statement is documented
  • Strategic plan or identified priorities and/or specific funding needs outlined
  • List of board members and their professional affiliations
  • Resumes collected for all key employed staff
  • Financial management system in place
  • Basic financial audit/review completed annually
  • Organization has met all local, state, and federal reporting requirements
  • Sufficient technology and skills to submit grant application and all required reports online
  • Can demonstrate experience managing a grant and/or funding


Rebecca Crump

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