Academics

Grant Writing

Course: 
Course Number: 
GAFL 548 900

Semester: 

  • Summer 2016
Day(s): 
Monday

Time

7:45-8:45pm
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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Contact Information

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