Professional Grant Development

University of Alaska - Anchorage Anchorage, AK
Jun 10 - Jun 12, 2019
9:00a - 4:30p

Our comprehensive workshop covers the diversity of donors, key search engines, and converting ideas into fundable projects or research. After the workshop, you will understand how to navigate the world of grant procurement, identify the critical sections of successful proposals, and demonstrate the excellence and innovation that propels your project or research beyond other submissions. You will also understand the diversity of the funding community and how to respond to various guidelines.

The training addresses the overall strategic plan for writing grants, including: needs statement, mission, goals, objectives, activities, evaluation, key personnel, and budgets. Our instructors will engage you in interactive exercises, writing, lectures, and discussions to better understand how to research, write, and develop your specific project.

Our curriculum targets:

  • Beginners seeking to acquire the techniques to research and draft grant-winning proposals for various funders
  • Experienced grant writers looking to polish existing skills and receive updates about funding trends

You will learn how to:

  • Comprehend the diversity of the funding community
  • Research and identify potential donors
  • Create the right fit with the selected funding agency
  • Address the guidelines of proposals
  • Identify and effectively write the key elements of a proposal
  • Integrate each component of the grant into the final product
  • Develop focused and realistic budgets
  • Package a professional grant submission
  • Write winning grants that stand out among competition
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Location

University of Alaska - Anchorage
Lee Gorsuch Commons
Room 106
3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane
Anchorage, AK 99508

Map

Day One
8:30 am -9:00 amOverview of Course
9:00 am -9:45 amIntroduction to the Grant Writing Process
9:45 am -10:15 amWriting Process and Formulating a Question
10:30 am -12:00 pmPresentation: "Introduction to Grant Writing"
12:00 pm -1:00 pmLunch - On Your Own
1:00 pm -3:00 pmFinding the Right Source of Funding
3:15 pm -4:15 pmLetters of Inquiry and Proposal Letters
4:15 pm -4:30 pmSummary of the Day, Q & A
Day Two
8:30 am -8:45 amSummary of Previous Day
8:45 am -9:15 amReview of Completed Assignments
9:15 am -10:00 amOrganization or Mission
10:15 am -11:30 amStatement of Need or Significance
11:30 am -12:00 pmBasic Proposal elements: Goal
12:00 pm -1:00 pmLunch - On Your Own
1:00 pm -2:15 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Objectives
2:15 pm -3:00 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Activities and Plan of Operation
3:15 pm -3:30 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Timeline
3:30 pm -4:15 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Evaluation
4:15 pm -4:30 pmSummary of the Day, Q & A
Day Three
8:30 am -8:45 amSummary of Previous Day and Review of Abstracts
8:45 am -9:15 amBasic Proposal Elements: Personnel
9:30 am -10:15 amBasic Proposal Elements: Outcomes and the Logic Model
10:30 am -12:00 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Budget
12:00 pm -1:00 pmLunch - On Your Own
1:00 pm -2:00 pmEvaluate Sample Proposals, Time Permitting
2:00 pm -3:15 pmPresent and Discuss 1-Page Abstracts with Group
3:30 pm -3:45 pmComplete Evaluation Forms Online
3:45 pm -4:15 pmSummary, Q & A, and Individual Project Consultations
4:15 pm -4:30 pmPresentation of Certificates of Completion and Adjournment

Location

University of Alaska - Anchorage
Lee Gorsuch Commons
Room 106
3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane
Anchorage, AK 99508

Map

Preparing for the Workshop

Begin thinking of a project you want to develop. Having a specific project in mind will help you better understand the various proposal components presented during the course. Consider potential funders, such as a foundation, a local, state, or federal agency, a corporation, and/or individuals.

If you decide to develop a proposal during the workshop, consider how you would answer the following questions:

  1. What is the need of your project?
  2. What is the significance of your project?
  3. How will you budget your proposal?
  4. What is the time frame of the grant you are seeking?

What to Bring

  • Computer/Tablet and charger - All workshop materials will be supplied via USB drive and email. Many will be in PDF format.
  • Power strip or Extension cord
  • Organization or Institution Information - A brief description and/or the mission statement; current strategic plan of your institution; any materials that could be helpful in defining the needs of your organization
  • Proposals - Current, planned, or past; funded or unfunded; requests for proposals; review or judging criteria; reviewers' comments or critiques
  • Notetaking: Paper and pens, and/or a personal USB drive

Location

University of Alaska - Anchorage
Lee Gorsuch Commons
Room 106
3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane
Anchorage, AK 99508

Map

Click on your question below to see the answer. If this page does not answer your question, feel free to contact us.

General Questions:

A. Our training sessions tend to fill quickly, and our registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. We advise that you register as far in advance as possible to guarantee your spot.
A. If a class is full, we will pull it from the schedule. If you can see a workshop, course, or webinar, you can sign up for it.
A. When you sign up for a workshop, course, or webinar, we email you a confirmation notice. This email also contains an attachment providing the basic details about the course, such as: location, what to bring, and a few dining recommendations.
A. Each person traveling to our workshop has a different route, method of transportation, and budget for travel, so we leave travel planning up to the individual.
A. We will be happy to review the executive summary or abstract and discuss the direction of your grant with you.
A. You will receive a Participant Contact List by email after the workshop. Each person registered for the workshop who did not opt out will be on the list.
A. Each link to any of our online training is only for the specific individual who registered. It is expressly prohibited to share the link or stream. Each person who will be participating or observing must register separately.
A. We have various partners with whom we mutually offer courses.
A. Full course transcripts are not available. Transcripts are provided on each slide for those with accessibility needs.
A. All materials provided before, during, and after training are copyrighted and are solely for use by the registered participant. Any reproduction, distribution, or transfer is expressly prohibited. This includes all information directories, work books, and any other materials provided unless otherwise specified.

Payment Questions:

A. We understand that funds sometimes need to be allocated prior to payment, so we allow registrations without requiring immediate payment. An invoice will be sent after registration.
A. We accept credit cards, checks, and purchase orders.
A. Yes. Further, the term 'US FUNDS' must be pre-printed on the check by the bank. We do not accept personal checks from international payees.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Grant Training Center (GTC) has the sole and absolute discretion to reschedule and cancel all workshops. In the event of such a cancellation, GTC will attempt to notify attendees two weeks prior to the scheduled workshop. If a participant has paid for the cancelled workshop and is unable to attend the rescheduled session, he/she will receive either a refund or a credit toward a future workshop.

In no event shall GTC be responsible for travel arrangements or other costs related to or arising from workshop attendance or GTC’s rescheduling or cancellation of the workshop. Participants should contact GTC prior to making travel arrangements to ensure the workshop is taking place.

If you are unable to attend the workshop and wish to receive a full refund, GTC must be notified at least seven (7) business days prior to the start of the workshop.

If you cancel less than seven business days prior to the start of the workshop, no refund will be given. Instead, you will receive credit for a future workshop, which is valid for one (1) year.

Force Majeure: If a workshop is canceled due to reasons of Act of God or nature, war, riot, strike, or labor dispute, the cancellation policy will not apply and the fee will transfer to the rescheduled workshop. If participants cannot attend the rescheduled date, the registration fee can be utilized for any Grant Training Center workshop during a period of exactly one (1) year from the date of the original workshop.

Individual Membership Cancellation: Once an individual membership has been paid and processed, members will have three (3) days to cancel for a full refund. After the three (3) day period, no refunds will be issued.

Location

University of Alaska - Anchorage
Lee Gorsuch Commons
Room 106
3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane
Anchorage, AK 99508

Map

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Our comprehensive workshop covers the diversity of donors, key search engines, and converting ideas into fundable projects or research. After the workshop, you will understand how to navigate the world of grant procurement, identify the critical sections of successful proposals, and demonstrate the excellence and innovation that propels your project or research beyond other submissions. You will also understand the diversity of the funding community and how to respond to various guidelines.

The training addresses the overall strategic plan for writing grants, including: needs statement, mission, goals, objectives, activities, evaluation, key personnel, and budgets. Our instructors will engage you in interactive exercises, writing, lectures, and discussions to better understand how to research, write, and develop your specific project.

Our curriculum targets:

  • Beginners seeking to acquire the techniques to research and draft grant-winning proposals for various funders
  • Experienced grant writers looking to polish existing skills and receive updates about funding trends

You will learn how to:

  • Comprehend the diversity of the funding community
  • Research and identify potential donors
  • Create the right fit with the selected funding agency
  • Address the guidelines of proposals
  • Identify and effectively write the key elements of a proposal
  • Integrate each component of the grant into the final product
  • Develop focused and realistic budgets
  • Package a professional grant submission
  • Write winning grants that stand out among competition
University of Alaska - Anchorage
Lee Gorsuch Commons
Room 106
3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane
Anchorage, AK 99508

Map

Day One
8:30 am -9:00 amOverview of Course
9:00 am -9:45 amIntroduction to the Grant Writing Process
9:45 am -10:15 amWriting Process and Formulating a Question
10:30 am -12:00 pmPresentation: "Introduction to Grant Writing"
12:00 pm -1:00 pmLunch - On Your Own
1:00 pm -3:00 pmFinding the Right Source of Funding
3:15 pm -4:15 pmLetters of Inquiry and Proposal Letters
4:15 pm -4:30 pmSummary of the Day, Q & A
Day Two
8:30 am -8:45 amSummary of Previous Day
8:45 am -9:15 amReview of Completed Assignments
9:15 am -10:00 amOrganization or Mission
10:15 am -11:30 amStatement of Need or Significance
11:30 am -12:00 pmBasic Proposal elements: Goal
12:00 pm -1:00 pmLunch - On Your Own
1:00 pm -2:15 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Objectives
2:15 pm -3:00 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Activities and Plan of Operation
3:15 pm -3:30 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Timeline
3:30 pm -4:15 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Evaluation
4:15 pm -4:30 pmSummary of the Day, Q & A
Day Three
8:30 am -8:45 amSummary of Previous Day and Review of Abstracts
8:45 am -9:15 amBasic Proposal Elements: Personnel
9:30 am -10:15 amBasic Proposal Elements: Outcomes and the Logic Model
10:30 am -12:00 pmBasic Proposal Elements: Budget
12:00 pm -1:00 pmLunch - On Your Own
1:00 pm -2:00 pmEvaluate Sample Proposals, Time Permitting
2:00 pm -3:15 pmPresent and Discuss 1-Page Abstracts with Group
3:30 pm -3:45 pmComplete Evaluation Forms Online
3:45 pm -4:15 pmSummary, Q & A, and Individual Project Consultations
4:15 pm -4:30 pmPresentation of Certificates of Completion and Adjournment

Preparing for the Workshop

Begin thinking of a project you want to develop. Having a specific project in mind will help you better understand the various proposal components presented during the course. Consider potential funders, such as a foundation, a local, state, or federal agency, a corporation, and/or individuals.

If you decide to develop a proposal during the workshop, consider how you would answer the following questions:

  1. What is the need of your project?
  2. What is the significance of your project?
  3. How will you budget your proposal?
  4. What is the time frame of the grant you are seeking?

What to Bring

  • Computer/Tablet and charger - All workshop materials will be supplied via USB drive and email. Many will be in PDF format.
  • Power strip or Extension cord
  • Organization or Institution Information - A brief description and/or the mission statement; current strategic plan of your institution; any materials that could be helpful in defining the needs of your organization
  • Proposals - Current, planned, or past; funded or unfunded; requests for proposals; review or judging criteria; reviewers' comments or critiques
  • Notetaking: Paper and pens, and/or a personal USB drive

Click on your question below to see the answer. If this page does not answer your question, feel free to contact us.

General Questions:

A. Our training sessions to fill quickly, and our registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. We advise that you register as far in advance as possible to guarantee your spot.
A. If a class is full, we will pull it from the schedule. If you can see a workshop, course, or webinar, you can sign up for it.
A. When you sign up for a workshop, course or webinar, we email you a confirmation notice. This email also contains an attachment providing the basic details about the course, such as: location, what to bring, and a few dining recommendations.
A. Each person traveling to our workshop has a different route, method of transportation, and budget for travel, so we leave travel planning up to the individual.
A. We will be happy to review the executive summary or abstract and discuss the direction of your grant with you.
A. You will receive a Participant Contact List by email after the workshop. Each person registered for the workshop who did not opt out will be on the list.
A. Each link to any of our online training is only for the specific individual who registered. It is expressly prohibited to share the link or stream. Each person who will be participating or observing must register separately.
A. We have various partners with whom we mutually offer courses.
A. Full course transcripts are not available. Transcripts are provided on each slide for those with accessibility needs.
A. All materials provided before, during, and after training are copyrighted and are solely for use by the registered participant. Any reproduction, distribution, or transfer is expressly prohibited. This includes all information directories, work books, and any other materials provided unless otherwise specified.

Payment Questions:

A. We understand that funds sometimes need to be allocated prior to payment, so we allow registrations without requiring immediate payment. An invoice will be sent after registration.
A. We accept credit cards, checks, and purchase orders.
A. Yes. Further, the term 'US FUNDS' must be pre-printed on the check by the bank. We do not accept personal checks from international payees.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Grant Training Center (GTC) has the sole and absolute discretion to reschedule and cancel all workshops. In the event of such a cancellation, GTC will attempt to notify attendees two weeks prior to the scheduled workshop. If a participant has paid for the cancelled workshop and is unable to attend the rescheduled session, he/she will receive either a refund or a credit toward a future workshop.

In no event shall GTC be responsible for travel arrangements or other costs related to or arising from workshop attendance or GTC’s rescheduling or cancellation of the workshop. Participants should contact GTC prior to making travel arrangements to ensure the workshop is taking place.

If you are unable to attend the workshop and wish to receive a full refund, GTC must be notified at least seven (7) business days prior to the start of the workshop.

If you cancel less than seven business days prior to the start of the workshop, no refund will be given. Instead, you will receive credit for a future workshop, which is valid for one (1) year.

Force Majeure: If a workshop is canceled due to reasons of Act of God or nature, war, riot, strike, or labor dispute, the cancellation policy will not apply and the fee will transfer to the rescheduled workshop. If participants cannot attend the rescheduled date, the registration fee can be utilized for any Grant Training Center workshop during a period of exactly one (1) year from the date of the original workshop.

Individual Membership Cancellation: Once an individual membership has been paid and processed, members will have three (3) days to cancel for a full refund. After the three (3) day period, no refunds will be issued.

Fields marked (*) are required. You will receive a confirmation email after registration.

Contact and Organization Info



Follow-Up Webinar

- add $195 What is this?

Additional Services

- add $145 ($50 discount) What is this?

Group Registration

$45 discount

TOTAL: $595.00