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Course Description

This flexible certificate program provides supervisors, managers, directors and emerging leaders with an opportunity to learn and practice skills in developing successful proposals to obtain external funding. The Grant Writing Certificate Program will cover the basics of grant seeking and writing, enabling anyone with an interest in the topic to get started on the grant writing process. 

Course Outline

Times: This program will be offered at two different times. There is a morning session or an evening session. Participants must choose a session and cannot switch classes due to limited class capacity. 

  • Morning Sessions: 9:00 am - 11:30 am

                            OR 

  • Evening Sessions: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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Modules - Topics Covered

Module 1 - How to get Started

Module 2 - Basic Elements of Grants and Grant Writing

Module 3 - Building Your Organization's Capacity and Building a Program Design

Module 4 - Finding Potential Funders and How to Build a Budget

Module 5 - Evaluation Plans and Strategies

Module 6 - Grant Writing Reality Check, Pulling a Final Proposal Together

Assignments: Participants will be asked to complete exercises that will assist in meeting the learning outcomes. Participants will be encouraged to complete a grant application in response to either a grantor’s Request for Proposal or their published application guidelines for a proposal. Participants will be given feedback on their proposal.

Learner Outcomes

 After completing the modules, participants will be familiar with the steps of the grant writing process and have basic knowledge about the types of grants available and how to look for them. This certificate program is beneficial for anyone who is interested in grant writing but is not sure how to get started. It will also help experienced academic researchers, nonprofit organizations, and freelance writers to write grants more confidently and improve their grant-writing game.

Notes

Certificate Requirements:  To earn the certificate, participants must attend and complete the required assignments for all six modules. All participants will be encouraged to complete a grant application in response to either a grantor’s Request for Proposal or their published application guidelines for a proposal.  Participants who elect to submit a proposal will be given feedback.

Cancellation Policy:  All cancellation requests must be in writing via email to carolyn.truchon@temple.edu

Cancellations received up to ten business days before the start of the first module will receive a full refund (prior to April 02, 2019). Cancellations received nine business days prior to the first day of the first module will be assessed a $50.00 processing fee (April 3 - April 15, 2019). There will be no refund if cancellation is received on or after April 16, 2019. 

TUH reserves the right to cancel continuing education events due to low enrollment.

In the event of inclement weather, TUH will make every effort to cancel events with as much advance notice as possible. Notification will be sent via email/DestinyOne once a decision to close or delay has been made. In all instances, TUH will follow the University’s cancellation decisions.

Continuing Education:
This program has been approved for 1.5 CEU's and 15 Social Work Continuing Education Hours.  Certificates of attendance documenting continuing education hours or units will be issued by Temple University Harrisburg.

If you are interested in receiving a certificate of continuing education, the following steps must be completed:

  1. View and complete the CE Request Form indicating either a request for social work CE or CEU's
  2. Attend and sign the attendance roster for all six modules
  3. Complete an online program evaluation at the end of the six weeks

Social Work Continuing Education:

This certificate program has been approved for 15 continuing education hours, three of which fulfills the ethics requirement by the state licensing board. Temple University Harrisburg is a PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors preapproved provider of continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW/LMFT/LPC biennial license renewal.

Program Questions? Please email Carolyn Truchon at Carolyn.Truchon@temple.edu
Technical Difficulty? Please call (215) 204-4866

Prerequisites

 

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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