Grant Writing & Administration FAQs

Grant Writing & Administration Certificate of Completion (Online)

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Program FAQs

What does the program cover?

Topics covered include grant writing, grant proposals, grant budgets, funder research, the application process, methodology, evaluation, assessment, timelines, performance reporting, direct funding, in-kind contributions, foundations, principal investigators, leadership development officers, forums, conferences, and networking.

What experience level is required?

Students from all different levels will benefit: beginners will learn about the grantsmanship field, while working professionals already in the grant administration field will gain valuable and advanced knowledge.

How long does the program take?

Altogether, the program can be completed in 3 months. If a student is unable complete within their initial term of registration, they are allowed to register in subsequent terms.

How much work is involved?

The work extends beyond workshop level; the program includes intensive work, with researching, reading and writing activities as the focus. Each of the 3 courses requires an assigned paper (which typically involves approximately 10-15 hours of work).

How are assignment topics chosen?

You can select relevant topics for your content and study, provided that the material and resources follow the processes taught in class. Bring ideas and subject matter of personal interest (for example: Youth Programs, Health Issues, etc.).

 

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New Students

  • If you are a new to CSUDH and have never taken a course through CSUDH Continuing Education, simply select the course you want to take, click on the Cart icon to register, input your personal information, and pay for your class(es).

Current Students

  • If you are an existing CSUDH Continuing Education student who has been active in the past 6 months, you will use your regular CSUDH login information.
  • If you are an existing CSUDH Continuing Education student who has been active within the past 2 years, but who has not been active in the past 6 months, you will need to reset your password by visiting https://csudh.edu/password

All Other CCPE Students

  • If you are a past CSUDH Continuing Education student who has NOT been active within the past 2 years, please register for your first (returning) course as though you are new student. 
  • If you are an existing CSUDH Continuing Education student who has forgotten your username, student ID number, and/or Toromail address, please call the CCPE Registration Office at 310-243-3741 (Option 1) during Office Hours to retrieve this information.

Current Admitted CSUDH (Non-Continuing Ed) Students

  • ⚠ If you are a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate CSUDH student who wishes to take a CSUDH Continuing Education course for the first time, please call the CCPE Registration Office at 310-243-3741 (Option 1) during Office Hours to get registered. (Please note that CCPE courses cannot be registered through MyCSUDH.)


When you're ready to register, select the " Add" button to the left of your desired course(s), and then select the " Cart" to begin the Checkout process.

If the course you want to register for has a prerequisite, after selecting "Checkout & Pay", you must Log In using your CSUDH campus credentials so that the system can verify that you have completed the required prerequisite course.

The deadline to enroll for courses for most certificate programs is FOUR (4) BUSINESS DAYS or earlier before the class begins; course schedules are updated daily.

Have other questions?

  • For further instructions regarding the checkout process, visit https://csudh.edu/ccpe/registration
  • To drop a course and receive a refund, please login to https://continuing.csudh.edu/, click on "Course History", and drop the course. You will receive a refund within 10 days (depending on your financial institution). If you would like to switch courses or course sections, you must first drop the course, and then enroll in your preferred course.
  • Check this program's FAQs (if provided), or simply call 310-243-2075, email learn@csudh.edu, or use our LiveChat ↘ to ask questions or leave a detailed message regarding this program.