Grant Writing Certification Program

Event information
Venue:FIU Downtown Brickell

Whether you’re a beginning grant writer who’s just getting started or a seasoned pro ready to move to your next level of performance, FIU, Metropolitan Center can help you get there.

This Grant writing seminar consist of educational sessions presented over a 2 day time-period and the intent of this program is to provide a broad overview on the grant writing process. This program teaches the participant the basic techniques of researching private foundations as well as the proper way of contacting the given source. They then see if the foundation matches up with the needs of the non-profit organization. It is geared towards providing assistance to prospective grant applicants in developing a competitive application step-by-step. The overall goal of this workshop is to enable each individual participant to write and submit the best application of which s/he is capable of. The session will touch upon developing a proposal concept, research and development, administering grants once received, programmatic marketing skills, hints on how to lobby state and federal legislative officers, establishing collaborative research partnerships and the use of the latest technology in grants writing and administration.

If you need to locate and respond to competitive Requests for Proposals (RFPs), this workshop may be for you. Designed for those with little or no grant experience, this Grant Writing Certification Program will cover the following topics: Learning How to Find Grants to Meet PALs Needs; Getting the Inside Edge; Creating Winning Strategies; and the Nuts and Bolts of Proposal Writing. This workshop uses a contextualized approach to address “principles of effectiveness.”

If you would like more information, please visit our training website or contact Jeanette Jacques at (305) 779-7874.