Learn the Fundamentals of Grant Writing

How to Write a Proposal

Do you know how to write a grant? Grant writing is not complicated or mysterious if you understand the basic parts of a proposal, and the required information for each section.

The "Grant Writing Essentials" online course is an excellent beginner’s guide to grant proposals. Learn about the grant writing process, what information to include, and what grantors look for in a winning proposal. Learn by example with the sample documents and quizzes included in each lesson. At the end of this class, you will know how to identify the parts of a grant and how to organize them into a comprehensive, full grant proposal.

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What You Get

As an individual (single user) taking this class for personal or professional development, you have full access to class materials for your specified time of enrollment (no expiration for lifetime access). You must complete all lessons and surveys to receive your certificate. Learn at your own pace. The instructor retains all copyright ownership for all of the materials presented in this course. Any resources not directly written by the instructor are duly noted and properly cited. Students are expected to abide by fair use laws when printing course materials. No part of this course may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides
    PDF Handouts

  • One-time payment. Lifetime access.

  • Sample Documents (PDF)

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Easy Payment via PayPal or Stripe (which also includes Alipay, Bancontact, EPS, WeChat Pay, giropay, iDEAL, Multibanco, SOFORT, and P24).

Course Curriculum

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  • 1


    • Welcome!

    • Video: Viewing the Lessons

    • Video: Downloading Materials

  • 2


    • Video: What is a Grant?

    • Slides: What is a Grant?

  • 3


    • Video: Grant Lifecycle

    • Slides: Grant Lifecycle

  • 4


    • Video: Grant Process

    • Slides: Grant Process

    • Download: Grant Writing Checklist

  • 5


    • Slides: Grant Vocabulary I

    • Slides: Grant Vocabulary II

    • Quiz: Grant Vocabulary

  • 6


    • Video: Writing Guidelines

    • Slides: Writing Guidelines

  • 7


    • Slides: Grant Parts I

    • Slides: Grant Parts II

    • Quiz: Grant Parts

  • 8


    • Video: Logic Model

    • Slides: Logic Model

    • Sample: Logic Model

  • 9


    • Videos: Grant Documents

    • Slides: Grant Documents

    • Sample: Cover Sheet

    • Sample: Cover Letter

    • Sample: LOI

    • Sample: Proposal Letter

    • Sample: Support Letters

    • Sample: Case Statement

    • Sample: Memo of Understanding (MOU)

    • Sample: Full Proposal

    • Quiz: Grant Documents

  • 10


    • Video: 10 Mistakes

    • Slides: 10 Mistakes

  • 11


    • Document Assessment

    • Example: Grant Document

    • Quiz: Grant Assessment

  • 12


    • Grant Writing Essentials Book

    • Grammar Books

    • Proofreading Books

    • Your Certificate

    • Course Review


  • Is there a time limit on enrollment?

    Instead of a few hours in a workshop, you get 24/7 access to learn at your own pace without distraction. Our classes are built to deliver high quality training in a short amount of time for busy professionals. Most classes for individual users come with lifetime access. If not, please note the class duration and complete the course before the expiration date (if any).

  • Why are there no refunds?

    All enrollments are final. No refunds. Our courses have taken copious amounts of time, soul energy, and personal finances to build. We are confident that all of our courses deliver the exact instruction you need to improve your writing skills. Please take our low-cost introductory class, "Grammar Essentials Jump-start" to get a good feel for the value you receive at such affordable prices. You will not be disappointed!

  • When will I receive my certificate?

    When you have fulfilled all class requirements, and have scored a 75% or above on all assignments, you will receive a certificate within 24-48 hours after you have finished the class, not to exceed 7 days after finishing, depending on holidays and high class volumes.

Your Instructor

Ashan R. Hampton

Instructor Bio

Ashan R. Hampton has worked as an English instructor in higher education for over 20 years. She is a proud graduate of the Donaghey Scholars Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock under the direction of Dr. C. Earl Ramsey, Emeritus. With her doctoral studies on hold, Ashan has found success in online education. She produces and teaches original writing and grammar courses for global audiences. She is also a published author who has recently released multiple books on grammar, writing, proofreading and copyediting, now available on Amazon, Lulu, and other popular booksellers. All book titles and ordering information are posted on her website at: www.arhampton.com.