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Grant Writing Basics

What are the best practices you should know to write a winning grant proposal and maintain long-term support?

Boston University School of Public Health Enroll

Course Information

About this course

Learners will uncover the essential components of grant writing, including where to find the right funding, the implications of different application processes, and the structural components of a grant proposal. Learners will also have the opportunity to assist a program manager with writing a grant for a hypothetical scenario.

What you'll learn

After completing the training, you will be able to...

  • Distinguish between different grant types
  • List the three main sources of funding
  • Identify where to look for grants
  • Describe best practices when crafting the various sections of a compelling grant proposal, including
    • organization background
    • statement of need
    • goals and S.M.A.R.T. objectives
    • outcomes and evaluation
    • program budget
  • Outline tips for winning and maintaining a grant proposal

Subject Matter Experts

  • Kathleen MacVarish, MS
    Associate Professor of the Practice,
    Boston University 
    School of Public Health

Enrollment and Contact Hours

Note there are two different options for enrolling in this course highlighted in the table below.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the module. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Enrollment Options Key
For a Certificate of Completion
To Audit (No Certificate)

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