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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

$487.92

Fall 2018

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

CRN 33137

Mon Sep 10 - Sat Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 01 Online

Instructor

Barbara McMillan

Course Outline

Cost

$487.92

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.
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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

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Writing For A Good Cause
Author Barbato
Publisher S&S
Copyright 2000
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-68485-740-4
Price $16.50
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