Academics

Grant Writing

Course Number: GAFL 548

This course will provide students with the role of the foundation in philanthropy, what it does, how it does it, and what you need to know to be both an effective foundation manager and foundation grant seeker. From the foundation side, the course will include strategic planning, assessment of project results, and the responsibilities of the foundation grant program officer. From the grant seeker side, it will include identifying the appropriate foundations, making the connection to the foundation, grant writing, and relationship management.

This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Nonprofit Administration programs.

Semesters Offered

Grant Writing Fall 2016 On-Campus
Course: Grant Writing
Instructor: Colleen Terrell
Course Section: 601
Day(s): Wednesday
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Course Location: On-Campus
Course Description:

This course will provide students with the role of the foundation in philanthropy, what it does, how it does it, and what you need to know to be both an effective foundation manager and foundation grant seeker. From the foundation side, the course will include strategic planning, assessment of project results, and the responsibilities of the foundation grant program officer. From the grant seeker side, it will include identifying the appropriate foundations, making the connection to the foundation, grant writing, and relationship management.

This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Nonprofit Administration programs.

Grant Writing Summer 2016 On-Campus
Course: Grant Writing
Course Section: 900
Day(s): Friday, Saturday
Time: 9:30am-1:00pm
Course Location: On-Campus
Course Description:

This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly, on-campus meetings.

Synchronous online meetings will be held on Mondays 7:45-8:45pm

On-campus meetings for Summer 2016 will be held on Fridays and Saturdays, onthe following dates: May 20, 21; June 24, 25; July 22, 23.  Class will start at 9:30am and run until 1:00pm.

This course will provide students with the role of the foundation in philanthropy, what it does, how it does it, and what you need to know to be both an effective foundation manager and foundation grant seeker. From the foundation side, the course will include strategic planning, assessment of project results, and the responsibilities of the foundation grant program officer. From the grant seeker side, it will include identifying the appropriate foundations, making the connection to the foundation, grant writing, and relationship management.

This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Nonprofit Administration programs.

Grant Writing Summer 2016 Online
Course: Grant Writing
Course Section: 900
Day(s): Monday
Time: 7:45-8:45pm
Course Location: Online
Course Description:

This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly, on-campus meetings.

Synchronous online meetings will be held on Mondays 7:45-8:45pm

On-campus meetings for Summer 2016 will be held on Fridays and Saturdays, on the following dates: May 20, 21; June 24, 25; July 22, 23.  Class will start at 9:30am and run until 1:00pm.

This course will provide students with the role of the foundation in philanthropy, what it does, how it does it, and what you need to know to be both an effective foundation manager and foundation grant seeker. From the foundation side, the course will include strategic planning, assessment of project results, and the responsibilities of the foundation grant program officer. From the grant seeker side, it will include identifying the appropriate foundations, making the connection to the foundation, grant writing, and relationship management.

This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Nonprofit Administration programs.

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Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu