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Jul 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Grant Writing for Nonprofits (BUSA-40463) offered by UC San Diego Extension


Gain a comprehensive understanding of the grants process and how you can use grants to fund your endeavors. This hands-on course will guide you through the entire process of writing a funding proposal. Practice writing problem statements and objectives; receive feedback on your writing; work effectively in group discussions; and learn how to construct a grant budget. Topics include “big-picture” program design; the research process for finding the right grant funders for a project; components of an effective grant proposal; and strategies for organizing the complete package. Discover the resources you need to help your organization with its own grant writing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Students should be able to write effectively for multiple purposes and audiences required by a nonprofit organization (NPO)
  • Comprehend the entire grant proposal writing process, including project/program management, financial projections and program evaluation
  • Identify roles and expectations of a funding agency, foundation or giving institution
  • Understand very basic NPO management systems and constraints
  • Develop effective research strategies, data collection, and invention
  • Understand basic principles of layout and visual communication design for proposals

Course Number: BUSA-40463 Credit: 2.0 units Course Fee: $395 Related Certificate Program: Fundraising and Development

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UC San Diego Extension offers a 10 percent discount, up to $50 per quarter, on eligible courses to eligible students.

The following UC San Diego-affiliated persons are eligible to receive the discount:

  • UC San Diego full-time matriculated students
  • UC San Diego faculty and their spouse or domestic partner (this includes post-doctoral appointments)
  • UC San Diego career status staff and their spouse or domestic partner (casual or contract employees are not eligible)
  • UC alumni
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members
  • Chancellor’s Associate members
  • UC San Diego Alumni Association members
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Date and Time

Jul 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm
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University City Center, Room 113 (6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego, CA 92122)

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required by Jul 16, 2019. Visit the registration page for details.


Andrea Laserna


Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

UC San Diego Extension

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Talks and Lectures

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