Grant Writing & Administration Certificate of Completion (hybrid online/on-campus)

Grant Writing & Administration

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The Online/On-Campus Certificate Program

Obtaining grants is critical to the success of any nonprofit organization. In this three course certificate program, you will learn how to write successful proposals, and how to implement, assess and evaluate grants.

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

This Hybrid certificate program requires students to attend three in-class sessions and participate on-line using Blackboard. Students are required to complete the on-line readings and exercises. Students will also be required to participate by posting responses to instructor's questions and participating in class discussions utilizing the discussion board. Each class session includes an assignment that will reinforce the material, promote the peer review process, and provide a hand-on writing experience. Two days after you are registered, please log on to Blackboard, and print out the hand-outs in Week 1 and bring them to class.

The Location

Classes meet both on campus at CSUDH and online (via Blackboard) for the classroom lecture. Classes are convenient for people living and working in or near Los Angeles, Torrance, Long Beach, Carson, Compton, El Segundo, Lomita, Harbor City, Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Gardena, Westchester, Ladera Heights, Lakewood, Paramount, Bellflower, Downey, Inglewood, Wilmington, and other parts of the South Bay and Southern California.

Eligibility Requirements

This program is open to all individuals interested in learning about grant writing and administration. Students must have access to the Internet.

Certificate Award

A certificate is awarded upon completion of all three courses, and classes should be taken in order.

  Note: Once you have completed all the courses in the certificate, you may apply to receive the certificate

Who Should Attend

Anyone involved in nonprofit management, fundraising/development, and operations.

  Out of work and need training? This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act.
Visit the America's Job Center website for more information.

Instructors

Theresa LuTheresa Lu, PhD, is CEO and Founder of MissionQuest, Inc. (Lu & Associates), and has over 20 years experience in the grant-writing, program development and evaluation industry.

 Connect with Dr. Lu:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/luassociates/ ►


Sharon Y. Martin, MPA, Senior Level Manager, Office of Contract and Grant Administration, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has over 20 years of research administration, grant management and proposal development experience.

 Connect with Ms. Martin:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-y-martin-mpa-80697315/ ►

Information & Registration

There are no prerequisites for enrollment and no admission process. When you're ready to register, call 310-243-3741.

Have questions about the program? Call 310-243-2075, use our LiveChat, or email learn@csudh.edu.