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FUND 2316 - Grant and Proposal Writing

Fundraising Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This is a practical introduction to the elements of proposal and grant writing: purpose and responsibility, organizational readiness, research, mechanics of preparation, development of a formal proposal/grant, presentation, follow-up, and post grant reporting. Students gain skills through hands-on practice identifying potential funders, and developing and refining their proposal.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$487.37

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 47379

Mon Jan 08 - Sat Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 31 Online

Instructor

Barbara McMillan

Course Outline

Cost

$487.37

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students are allowed to register up until the end of the first week without approval. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are required to achieve a passing final grade. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. To be successful in BCIT's fast paced applied learning environment, it is strongly recommended that students have English proficiency in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Two years of education in English in an English-speaking country and English 12 are strongly recommended for success.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 63979

Fri May 25 - Sun Jun 10 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 381
May 26 - May 27 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 381
Jun 08 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 381
Jun 09 - Jun 10 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 381

Instructor

Barbara McMillan

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$487.37

Notes

  1. Due to the intensive and interactive nature of this course students are required to attend all classes. Classes will run May 25-27 and June 8-10 with the following class times: Fridays - 1730 - 2030 Saturdays and Sundays - 0900-1630 No class June 1-3

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Undertake a grant search to identify potential funding sources for his/her project.
  • Evaluate the fit between his/her project and funder interests and priorities. 

  • Apply appropriate concepts and formats to grant letters and proposals. 

  • Prepare a project proposal for a granting agency. 

  • Use research/data to create a project rationale and needs statement.
  • Prepare a detailed project work plan.
  • Prepare a project budget.
  • Prepare an outline for an evaluation plan for a project's grant application.
  • Describe key characteristics of an effective grant proposal.
  • Describe how funders assess grant proposals.
  • Evaluate a project proposal based on grant criteria. 

  • State the expectations and responsibilities of grantees.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

FUND 2316 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Marketing Management - Event Marketing
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  2. Marketing Management - Fundraising Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Writing For A Good Cause: The Complete Guide To Crafting Proposals And Other Persuasive Pieces For Nonprofits
Author Joseph Barbato, Danielle Furlich
Publisher Touchstone
Copyright 2000
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-68485-740-4
Price $16.50
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Writing For A Good Cause: The Complete Guide To Crafting Proposals And Other Persuasive Pieces For Nonprofits
Author Joseph Barbato, Danielle Furlich
Publisher Touchstone
Copyright 2000
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-68485-740-4
Price $16.50
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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