Grant Writing and Nonprofits Courses

Grant writing is a specialized profession with excellent career opportunities. For most nonprofit organizations, grant writing is a critical "lifeline" for their funding.  

Learn how to research and respond to grant opportunities. The University of Georgia offers online and classroom courses in grant writing. You'll find out how to develop successful grant proposals that present a solid case for awarding a grant to your organization.

Classroom certificate programs at UGA’s Gwinnett campus

In this program, you'll gain the confidence and skills to develop a successful grant proposal. You'll learn how to identify funding resources, develop an attractive program, meet tough deadlines, and much more. 

Classroom programs at UGA’s Gwinnett campus

This one-day workshop examines what’s expected of nonprofit boards and board members – and how to evaluate their effectiveness.

Online courses

(instructor-led)
This course equips you with essential skills: where to look for potential funders; how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders; how to organize a successful grant-writing campaign; and how to put together a complete proposal package.

(instructor-led)
Find out how to research and write winning proposals. 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-led)
Explore the skills you'll need to become a successful fundraiser and how to apply for the best jobs. The course covers annual funds, special events, major gifts, planned giving, capital campaigns, and more. You'll hone your writing skills using real-life situations.