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TitleGrant Writing (Winter 2013)
Description Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to accomplish the following:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to access sources of foundation and government grants;
  • Be able to write a compete grant proposal which is in “submittable” form for an actual nonprofit agency;
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a case for support of a program or project and use it effectively in a proposal;
  • Understand and use effective communication strategies for various types of grants;
  • Work collaboratively with key agency people on developing a comprehensive proposal;
  • Demonstrate the ability to critique a proposal;
Develop a “boilerplate” application and be able to adapt it to a specific funder’s guidelines.
Date(s) Tuesday and Wednesday, March 19 and 20, 2013
Time 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location Cal Poly Pomona, CTTi (Bldg. 220A, Rm 104).
Special Pricing A 10% discount is offered on all non-credit courses based on the following:
• Current Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association members with proper ID
• Current Cal Poly Pomona faculty and staff with proper ID

Please Note: Only one discount or promotion per person, per class is allowed. Discounts and/or promotions cannot be combined with any other discount offer.
Refund Policy Non-Credit Courses with Three or Fewer Class Meetings*
A full refund will be issued if the refund request is received by the College of the Extended University prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the start of the first class meeting.

A full refund will be issued for cancelled classes.
Course StatusNon-credit
Textbook Required Texts
• Browning Beverly, A. (2011). Grant Writing for Dummies. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Publishing, Inc.
• Miner, J. T. & Miner, L. (2011). Proposal Planning and Writing (4th edition). Westport, CT: Oryx Press.

Recommended, but Optional
• Karsh, Ellen & Fox, Arlen Sue (2009). The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets (3rd edition). New York: Basic Books.
InstructorRodney D. Walker
Course CodexBG100F
Notes Course sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc.

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