Federal Grant Writing 101
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Federal Grant Writing 101

Grant Writing Classes on How to Write and Win a Federal Government Grant Award
4.4 (49 ratings)
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Created by Dr. Bev Browning
Last updated 3/2014
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In these grant writing classes, you'll learn how to read federal grant application guidelines; determine what is required for a highly competitive written response; conduct statement of needs research, incorporate best practices in your program design, and complete the narrative and budget sections of a federal grant application.

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Curriculum For This Course
48 Lectures
Introduction to Federal Grant Writing 101
2 Lectures 00:34

This file provides an overview of the lessons you'll cover in Federal Grant Writing 101.

Federal Grant Writing 101 Table Of Contents
1.3 MB

2014 Updated Information on the Grants.gov Registration Process
8 Lectures 00:00
The Grants.gov Registration Process - Updated for 2014
2 pages

Registering as an Individual
2 pages

Registering as an Organization
1 page

Step 1: Obtain a DUNS Number for Your Organization
2 pages

Step 2: Register with Sam.gov
1 page

Step 3: Create a User Name and Password
1 page

Step 4: AOR Authorization
1 page

Step 5: Track AOR Status
1 page
Grant Research
3 Lectures 09:12
Federal Agencies Providing Grants
3 pages

How To Find Federal Grant Writing Opportunities

Types Of Federal Grant Writing Opportunities

Grant Research Quiz
3 questions
Understanding the Guidelines and the Peer Review Process
6 Lectures 21:54
How To Read A Notice Of Funding Availability

This is the marked-up NOFA (Notice of Funding Availability) for you to review.  It is the same one that I used in my lecture.

Exhibit For Lecture 7 Spotting Critical Information In A NOFA
349.1 kB

This exhibit is a supplement to Spotting Critical Information to Guide You in Writing the Grant Application.

Understanding The Federal Review Process
63.8 kB

Exhibit For Lecture 8 Youth Build Grant Application Instructions
176.3 kB

Outlining The Grant Writing Requirements For Your Grant Application

Understanding the Guidelines and the Peer Review Process Quiz
5 questions
Finding Relevant Demographics
3 Lectures 00:00
American Fact Finder Tutorial For Researching Your Statement Of Need
1.8 MB

Links For State Departments Of Health And Agriculture Research
227.4 kB

Link For National Crime Statistics
344.6 kB

Finding Relevant Demographics Quiz
4 questions
Researching and Writing the Statement of Need
3 Lectures 08:40
Other Research Links For Your Statement Of Need Narrative
165.4 kB

Researching Your Statement Of Need

Statement of Need Quiz
4 questions
Winning With the Program Design
13 Lectures 11:49
Program Design Narrative Components

How To Write Goals
84.1 kB

A tutorial and an exercise

3 Types Of Objectives For A Winning Grant Proposal
110.5 kB

Implementation Strategies

Sample 3 Year Timeline Chart And Resources
264.1 kB

Logic Model Tutorial
88.7 kB

Making Your Logic Model Graphic
51.6 kB

Logic Model Example 2
25.8 kB

Management Plan

Sample Evaluation Plan
104.5 kB

Evaluation Plan Tutorial
52.0 kB

Organizational Capability Statement

This is a sample of how to write a sustainability statement.  This sample also includes a statement on evaluation findings' dissemination.  Often, grant funding agencies will query how your organization will share its evaluation findings with the public-at-large.

43.6 kB

Program Design Quiz
14 questions
Summing Up Your Needs - Implementation Strategies - Evaluation Plan
1 Lecture 01:07

This section is written last using a copy/paste approach from your edited/proofed and completed grant application narrative.   Always follow the funding agency guidelines.  While you will write this last, it will usually be placed at the beginning of your grant application narrative.

Abstract Or Executive Summary
Developing the Budget
3 Lectures 00:00
Sample Budget Worksheet
1.3 MB

Sample Budget 2year
41.0 kB

Federal Budget Forms And Instructions
219.1 kB
Filling In Required Forms
2 Lectures 00:00
How To Fill Out Federal Grant Application Forms Tutorial
92.9 kB

Sample Of Federal Grant Applications Certifications And Assurances
83.6 kB
2 More Sections
About the Instructor
Dr. Bev Browning
4.2 Average rating
56 Reviews
986 Students
3 Courses
$430 Million in Grant Awards!

Dr. Bev. Browning has been consulting in the areas of grant writing, contract bid responses, and organizational development for nearly four decades. Her clients have included career, volunteer and combination fire departments; chambers of commerce, faith-based organizations, and units of local and county municipal governments; state and federal government agencies, school districts and colleges, social and human service agencies, hospitals, service associations, and Fortune 500 corporations. Dr. Browning has assisted clients and workshop participants throughout the United States in receiving awards of more than $430 million.

Dr. Browning is the author of 41 grants-related publications, including Grant Writing For Dummies™; Grant Writing for Educators;How to Become a Grant Writing Consultant and Faith-Based Grants: Aligning Your Church to Receive Abundance, and Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals and Perfect Phrases for Fundraising.

She holds degrees in Organizational Development, Public Administration, and Business Administration. Dr. Browning is a current member of the Grant Professional Association. She is Director of the Grant Writing Training Foundation and, in 2011, Dr. Bev created the Grant Writing Services division for eCivis, Inc.