Grant Writing


Grant writing is about aligning your organization’s mission and project, with the mission and focus areas of a prospective funding agency. This workshop will guide you through the process and provide you with the information and tools that you need to understand the essentials of grant writing.


In this 4-hours workshop you will explore:

  • Navigating the Grant Cycle: Uncover the complete journey of grants, from the initial search to the successful management of awarded funds.
  • Organizational Readiness Essentials: Explore crucial considerations that pave the way for organizations to receive and manage grant awards.
  • Grant Opportunity Identification: Understand how to align your organization's goals with potential funders and conduct effective searches to discover aligned opportunities.
  • Crafting Grant Applications: Equip yourself with the tools and tips to compose compelling narratives. Understand the key components of successful grant applications and enhance your ability to articulate your organization's mission and impact.
  • Project Budgets and Beyond: Demystify the process of putting together a project budget. Learn about matching funds, financial reporting, and best practices for ensuring fiscal responsibility throughout the grant lifecycle.
  • Goal Setting and Evaluation: Uncover the art of writing goals that articulate your vision and measure impact effectively. Dive into evaluation strategies that go beyond mere compliance, showcasing the true transformative power of your projects.

Who Should Attend

Do you have limited experience in funder research and grant proposal writing? Do you need a refresher course in the basics of grant writing? If so, this workshop is for you! Executive directors, board and staff members working in nonprofit or government organizations will also benefit from this information packed workshop! 

Class includes:

  1. Digital Handouts (will be emailed one week before)
  2. Class Certificate of Attendance

Instructor: Carl Newbanks

For more information, contact Elizabeth Valencia-Borgert or 320-308-0955.

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  • July 19, 2024
  • 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Registration Fee:

  • $125.00  
  • Any registrations received/postmarked after July 10, 2024 will incur a $25 late registration fee
Registration Deadline:
  • July 10, 2024
Cancellation Policy:
  • A refund minus a $25 cancellation will be issued if the request to cancel is received by July 10, 2024.
Format:  Zoom Meeting Online synchronous (link to join listed in confirmation email)

We customize

We can tailor courses to meet the needs of your business or group and offer them at the SCSU Welcome Center or a location of your choice.

Contact:; 320-308-4252.