The world of grants seeking is becoming increasingly competitive. Gain the skills to become a successful grants writer either as the head of an organization, program manager or as a fund developer.
Becoming a successful grant writer requires a series of key skills related to project design, development and persuasive writing skills. This comprehensive course will introduce the fundamental tools required to produce truly competitive proposals.
Topics will include:
- Grant writing as an essential skill for organization leaders,program managers and fund developers; scoping grant-winning proposals; funding sources
- Topic identification, team assignments and collecting your supporting data
- Project development – using the logic model to design your project
- Formulating goals, outcomes and objectives
- Preparing activities and the scheduling chart (GANTT)
- Budgeting your project
- The evaluation component
- Editing for persuasive communications
- Packaging your document for either snail mail or e-mail
- Presenting and negotiating your proposal
Meets Tuesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm
October 7, – December 2, 2014 (No class 11/11)
Seattle Central College Campus
Instructor: Tony Ogilvie
Ogilvie has three decades of experience as a grants writer. He has submitted award winning proposals in a variety of fields including education, human services, substance abuse prevention, business and capital projects. In addition he has reviewed proposals for both the state and federal government.