Grant & Proposal Writing Courses
When you are writing proposals you must appeal to the reader to be successful.
Our grant-writing and proposal-writing courses will give you the skills you need to rise above the competition, persuade your audience, and have your grant application or proposal accepted. You don’t want to reinvent the wheel. You just want to learn what works. These courses teach you how to cultivate donors and clients and write to their specific needs and expectations. You will learn what successful proposals have in common and how to maximize your chances for success using real-world examples or your own writing projects.
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Writing Successful Business ProposalsIn-Depth $295.00
Writing Proposals and Grant WritingThe Business Writing Center offers two highly regarded courses in writing proposals and writing grants.
Writing Business ProposalsThe Writing Business Proposals course teaches the skills required to prepare successful business proposals for potential customers or clients. It teaches the structure of a business proposal as a series of actions into which you will place persuasive information. It then teaches methods of persuasion and effective, clear, correct writing. The proposal-writing class stresses the competitive nature of proposals and the need to understand the readers and decision-makers.
You will practice writing the essential parts of a business proposal and will produce at least one complete business proposal. You may use a proposal you are actually preparing for your business.
As with the other Business Writing Center courses, the course has online proposal-writing lessons like the lectures in a college course. The materials contain many examples and easy-to-understand explanations. It is self-pacing, so you decide when to work. You send assignments to your instructor attached to an e-mail. Your instructor will evaluate your writing, comment on how well you have learned the skills, and coach you through learning any skills you haven't mastered.
You will go through the course at your own pace so you can complete it within a few weeks. However, you have up to four months to complete the course so you can fit the study time into your schedule. All lessons must be finished within the four-month period.
Business Proposal Writing Course ContentLesson 1: Your orientation toward writing business proposals
Lesson 2: Analyzing the potential customer or client
Lesson 3: Developing strategies for producing a successful proposal
Lesson 4: Developing themes and persuading
Lesson 5: Writing the situation and objectives
Lesson 6: Writing the methods
Lesson 7: Writing the qualifications
Lesson 8: Writing the costs and benefits
Lesson 9: Writing: beginning and revising
Lesson 10: Special techniques: headings, lists, tables, graphs, charts
Lesson 11: Format and appearance
Lesson 12: Producing the finished document
Lesson 13: Evaluations, reviews
Grant-Writing CourseThe grant-writing course will teach you how to develop grant proposals from conception through publishing the proposal. The course focuses on submitting proposals to any granting agency, such as private companies, non-profit agencies, foundations, philanthropists, and government agencies. In this grant-writing class, you will produce a grant proposal for a hypothetical or real granting entity. If you are currently working on a grant proposal, you will use the proposal as the project in the course.
The online grant-writing course lessons contain clear explanations and many examples. You go at your own pace and submit assignments when you are ready. The instructor evaluates the activities and examinations, comments on skills learned and skills that still need polish, coaches you through learning the skills, and certifies your competence. You receive a graduation certificate for framing at the end of the course.
You will go through the grant-writing course at your own pace, so you can complete it within a few weeks. However, you have up to four months to complete the course so you can fit the study time into your schedule. All lessons must be finished within the four-month period.
Grant-Writing Class ContentLesson 1: Grant-Writing Course Introduction
Lesson 2: Getting to Know Granting Agencies
Lesson 3: Preparing to Develop the Grant
Lesson 4: Developing the Grant Idea
Lesson 5: Developing the Statement of Purpose
Lesson 6: Developing the Statement of Need
Lesson 7: Developing the Project Description
Lesson 8: Developing the Qualifications
Lesson 9: Developing the Budget
Lesson 10: Packaging
Lesson 11: Procedures for Preparing the Grant
Lesson 12: Variations on the Proposal Format
Lesson 13: Evaluation of Sample Proposals