Writing Successful Grant Proposals: A Virtual Workshop
UW-Oshkosh Division of Online and Continuing Education is offering “Writing Successful Grant Proposals: A Virtual Workshop”:
“Have you always wanted to write grant proposals, but are not sure what it takes to be successful, are overwhelmed by the idea, or lack understanding of the key components of grant proposals and how to write them successfully? If so, this workshop is for you. The four-hour virtual workshop will result in participants gaining skills for artfully crafting a competitive grant proposal.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is targeted to the those who want to gain or increase their knowledge in grant writing. No is textbook is required, but participants should have access to a laptop and secure internet connection.
Workshop participants will receive introductory-level instruction through this interactive workshop within the following:
- Understanding the difference in foundation, corporate, state, and federal grant proposals and the time commitment of planning and writing each.
- Understanding and aligning each component of a successful grant proposal – Need, Program Description, Evaluation, and Budget.
- Researching and writing the Need section to the best advantage possible – an important foundation for the entire grant proposal.
- Writing the program description of the proposal in language that appeals to funders.
- Understanding and writing the evaluation section, including writing objectives that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-oriented (S.M.A.R.T).
- Developing a budget and budget narrative that helps tell the story.
Participants will also:
- Gain insightful tips and techniques that can make proposals stand out.
- Have the opportunity to serve as grant reviewers as well as grant writers, gaining valuable insight and experience.
- Leave with resources that can assist with future grant writing efforts.”