Learning how to write a grant is a great way to build your resume and learn valuable skills. Hiring a grant writer can cost anywhere between $35 to $150 an hour. Regardless if you work for an organization that needs funding or if you are looking to freelance, don't pay fees when in just over two hours you can learn how to write an effective grant on your own.
The course is self-paced and can be taken from the comfort of your home, office, or on the go. The course consists of a series of short lectures and a quiz, focused on three main learning objectives;
The course includes grant writing myths, how to focus on the funder, a simple eight step process for developing your proposal, where to look for funding, how to conduct research and how to keep informed about grant opportunities offered by both foundations and government programs. Certificate of completion available.
In this lecture I briefly welcome you to the course, explain why it is a great time to be a grant writer and end the lecture by asking you a question. Make sure to download the course Handout.
In this lecture I explain how to get the most out of the course as you navigate the Udemy platform. More than video lectures, I encourage you to check for downloadable material, engage in discussions and by all means send me a message.
A list of common terms and acronyms used in the grant writing community. Take a quick a look to familiarize yourself with these terms before going through the course.
Being rejected is a normal part of being a grant writer. This lecture provides five tips for learning from rejection.
Richard Feenstra is an educational psychologist with a focus on problem solving and productivity. His work experience includes military service, law enforcement, fire prevention and workplace safety. Richard is also a recognized expert witness regarding issues of safety and security. Richard holds an M.S. in workforce development and a Ph.D. in learning and technology.