Course Detail: BUS415 - Nonprofit Management and Grant Writing Certificate

Learn everything you need to know to be successful in the nonprofit sector.

Further the ideals and goals of your nonprofit by learning to compete more effectively for members, media attention, donors, clients, and volunteers. Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your organization or charity.

This course is offered 100% online. Visit the website for session information.


Topics include:

Introduction to Nonprofit Management
Learn how to transform your good intentions into a professional plan of action. Gain the skills and develop strategies that will take your organization to new heights of prosperity and productivity. You'll gain a full understanding the role of the executive director and the board of directors, special event and meeting management, and public relation strategies.

Marketing Your Nonprofit
Utilize powerful marketing techniques to compete more effectively for customers, donors, members, and volunteers. Learn how to persuade the media to communicate your organization's message and further its ideals and goals. Improve your market share by learning to evaluate and implement effective promotions, advertising campaigns, and communication techniques.

Writing Effective Grant Proposals
Preparing successful grant proposals requires careful research, meticulous preparation, and graceful writing. Learn how to avoid the errors that lead to the rejection of your proposal and receive valuable guidance in preparing a background statement and a brief financial statement to support your request. Gain the skills to assemble, write, and submit complete successful grant proposals.

Advanced Grant Proposal Writing
Take your skills to the next level and learn how to research and write winning proposals that get funded. Become proficient in the proposal format used by the vast majority of public foundations - from which fonts work best to which buzzwords to include. Learn what to do--and, more importantly what not to do--on your cover sheet, narrative, background page, and your stakeholder and third-party evaluation plan.


Instructor Bios:
Linda Kissam is an eighteen-year veteran in the nonprofit management field. She has managed both 501 (c)(3) and 501 (c)(6) organizations and currently owns her own consulting company. She has taught both in the public and private sectors. She is a highly regarded facilitator for strategic planning workshops, marketing seminars, and event planning.

Nancy Robinette has more than twenty years' experience researching and writing successful grant proposals and raising funds in corporate development, arts, and education for the John F. Kennedy Center, Chincoteague Island Arts Organization, and the Black Heritage Museum among others. She is also a respected instructor at George Mason University and a recipient of the Fox Fellowship research grant.

Dr. Beverly Browning (Dr. Bev) is a 40+ year grant writing consultant and also the Director of her own nonprofit, the Grant Writing Training Foundation. She has assisted clients and event attendees in strengthening the capacity of their professional acumen and organizational capacity. As a high profile grants consultant, Dr. Bev is credited with more than $430 million in contract and grant awards. She is the author of 43 publications and is in high demand for facilitating training programs and delivering keynote speeches nationwide and internationally.

 Session Information: 24SBUS415

Schedule: This class is 100% online. See above website link for start date options.
Times: 12:00am-12:01am EDT
Please see above registration information for this session.

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