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The emphasis of this course will be on how best to align your proposal with the review criteria. Federal proposal review guidelines for various agencies will be examined. The foundation review process will also be explained via a combination of resources.

The emphasis of this course will be on demonstrating success via the short- mid- and long-term outcomes of the proposal as identified and measured by evaluation instruments that are specific to each of the proposal objectives. The Logic Model will be introduced as one way of understanding how to develop outcomes. In addition, you will learn how to parallel the budget to each of the activities and outcomes.

The focus of this course will be on developing the plan of operation of the grant, which includes all the components required to execute the proposal, including the goal, objectives, activities, and the credibility of your institution and personnel. The areas to be covered for the plan of operation of research grants will be on writing achievable hypotheses, objectives/specific aims, methodology, and the credibility of your institution and personnel.

During this course you will understand the grant writing model. The focus will be on the Abstract, Summary Page and/or the Specific Aims Page, and how to write winning and compelling need statements.

During this course you will comprehend how to develop and plan your request, create a strategic planning cycle for ongoing grant procurement, build relationships with donors, write effective letters of inquiry, and create powerful background statements.

During this course you will understand the proactive grant seeking model, find key private and public donors for your funding needs, and make the appropriate match between you and the funder. Key federal search engines will be explored at length and the best resources to locate foundation and corporate grants will be explained.

This interactive online course has a state-of-the-art presentation that includes focused teaching in an visual and user-responsive approach. It is designed for beginners as well as advanced grant writers who want to begin or finalize their proposals. Understanding that proposals vary, we separated the learning areas into project and research grants. Throughout, we will walk you through key search engines, locating the grants that fit your needs, and writing proposals that win grants.


Our NSF Proposal Writing Online Course consists of four modules. We designed the course for beginners who want to understand how to write a winning proposal; however, advanced grant writers who want to jump start or wrap up a grant proposal will find the course equally beneficial. Navigating the NSF website, critical resources and search engines, and finding the right kind of funding for your ideas are topics covered in the first two modules. In the remaining modules, you will learn how to write proposals that win NSF grants and see what happens during the review process. For the experienced grant writer, each of the modules will serve as a refresher toward the development of your full proposal and provide updated techniques and information.

Our NIH Proposal Writing Online Course consists of four modules. We designed the course for beginners who want to understand how to write a winning proposal; however, advanced researchers who want to focus on Specific Aims will find the course equally beneficial. Navigating the NIH website, critical resources and search engines, and finding the right kind of funding for your ideas are topics covered in the first two modules. In the remaining two modules, you will learn how to write proposals that win NIH grants and see what happens during the review process. For the experienced grant writer, each of the modules will serve as a refresher toward the development of your full proposal and provide updated techniques and information.