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.
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.
Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start
date. Check your myBCIT email account to
access this information.
Due to the intensive and interactive nature of this course students are required to attend all classes. Classes will run Jan 11-13 and Jan 25-27 with the following class times: Fridays - 1730-2030. Saturdays and Sundays - 0900-1630. No classes the weekend of January 18-20. 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.
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
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