Basic Grant Writing

The COVID-19 Pandemic has made it even more important for businesses to efficiently apply for, local, state, and federal grants that results in a satisfactory outcome to help keep their business alive.

Basic Grant Writing Overview

This Basic Grant Writing class introduces the Logic Model that can be used when planning a grant project and focuses on learning how to cultivate a granting agency prior to submitting an application.

  • You’ll learn to identify funding sources and how to ensure a request that lines up with funder’s guidelines.
  • You’ll learn to fully research proposal content and develop realistic goals, objectives and outcomes.
  • Time will be spent discussing and developing skills on how to prepare a competitive budget.
  • The class will review an application that was not funded and discuss possible reasons it was denied.
  • Additional time will be spent learning how to prepare an evaluation and improving your writing skills.

This program in collaboration with Penn State DuBois is delivered in webinar style and allows participants to work on their basic grant application skills. 

This training in grant writing is supplemented by additional “homework” and one-on-one correspondence with the instructor who helps students work on standard text that every company must have to apply for a grant.

Delivery: Virtual via Zoom
Dates: April 6, 20, 27, May 4, 11, & 18, 2023
Times: Thursdays at 10:45 am- Noon
Cost: $295 - Discount rate of $490 when registering for both Basic Grant Writing and Fundamentals of Fundraising.  Contact 570-963-2600 for available discount codes. 

REGISTER for Basic Grant Writing

For more information, contact 570-963-2509 or email [email protected]


Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.