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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 10 business days before the start of the first module will receive a full refund. Cancellations received nine business days prior to the first day of the first module will be assessed a $50.00 processing fee. There will be no refund if cancellation is received on or after the first day of the course. 

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 fulfill 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 visit FAQs for Logging In, Registration, and More  If you still need assistance, call (215) 204-4866

 

Testimonials

Hi Mr. Martin,

 

I received word today that the proposal I wrote for my final class project was accepted. To say that I’m excited is an understatement ??

 

Tirzah McClinton | Public Health Program Administrator

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Grant Writing Certificate Program - Morning Session
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Mar 10, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Mar 17, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Mar 31, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Apr 07, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Apr 14, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Apr 21, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Certificate Fee non-credit $275.00
Section Fees
Section Notes

Summary of course offering

Dates: Tuesdays - March 10, 17, 31; April 7, 14,  21, 2020

Morning Sessions: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Dates and Modules

  • March 10, 2020: Module 1
  • March 17, 2020: Module 2
  • March 31, 2020: Module 3 
  • April 7, 2020: Module 4
  • April 14, 2020: Module 5
  • April 21, 2020: Module 6

Parking

  • Parking Pass for Walnut Street Garage (Prepaid Option) - Prepaid parking is available for the Walnut Street Garage by selecting at course registration check-out. The cost is $80.00 for all 6 class sessions. This is a discounted rate from the normal parking garage fees. This option must be selected and paid for at registration check-out.  You will receive your pass from the receptionist each day of attendance. 
  • Metered Street Parking – On-street meters are enforced Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The rate is $3.00 per hour payable in 15-minute increments by either quarters, credit cards, or Smart Cards.
  • ParkMobile App for Smart Phones - the free app makes it easy to find and pay for parking without running back to feed the meter.
  • Parking Garages – Location of each garage and surface lots, as well as time limits and pricing (that are not included in the prepaid parking pass).

Technical Difficulty? Please visit FAQs for Logging In, Registration, and More  If you still need assistance, call (215) 204-4866

Section Title
Grant Writing Certificate Program - Evening Session
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 10, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 17, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 31, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 07, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 14, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 21, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Certificate Fee non-credit $275.00
Section Fees
Instructors
Section Notes

Summary of course offering:

Dates: Tuesdays - March 10, 17, 31; April 7, 14, and 21 2020

Evening Sessions: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Dates and Modules

  • March 10, 2020: Module 1
  • March 17, 2020: Module 2
  • March 31, 2020: Module 3 
  • April 7, 2020: Module 4
  • April 14, 2020: Module 5
  • April 21, 2020: Module 6

Parking:

  • Parking Pass for Walnut Street Garage (Prepaid Option) - Prepaid parking is available for the Walnut Street Garage by selecting at course registration check-out. The cost is $80.00 for all 6 class sessions. This is a discounted rate from the normal parking garage fees. This option must be selected and paid for at registration check-out. You will receive your pass from the receptionist each day of attendance. 
  • Free Downtown Parking - On-street parking is FREE in the Downtown Improvement District from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Note: This does not cover the full length of the training.     
  • Metered Street Parking – On-street meters are enforced Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The rate is $3.00 per hour payable in 15-minute increments by either quarters, credit cards, or Smart Cards
  • ParkMobile App for Smart Phones - the free app makes it easy to find and pay for parking without running back to feed the meter
  • Parking Garages – Location of each garage and surface lots, as well as time limits and pricing (that are not included in the prepaid parking pass).

Technical Difficulty? Please visit FAQs for Logging In, Registration, and More  If you still need assistance, call (215) 204-4866