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FUND 2316 - Grant and Proposal Writing

Fundraising Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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

$532.86

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 63979

Fri May 07 - Sun May 30 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
May 08 - May 09 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
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May 28 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
May 29 - May 30 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Barbara McMillan

Course Outline

Cost

$532.86

Notes

  1. Students are permitted to register up until the first week without approval. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more for a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. Due to the intensive and interactive nature of this course students are required to attend all classes. Classes will run May 7-9 and May 28-30 with the following class times: Fridays - 1730 - 2030 Saturdays and Sundays - 0900-1630 No classes the Victoria Day long weekend (May 21-23).
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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 + Media

  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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