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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 permitted to register up until the end of the first week without approval. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous; you are not required to meet each week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. 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. 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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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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