Gain valuable fundraising skills that benefit your organization and your career

The Grant Writing Certificate program teaches you how to write compelling proposals that secure funding and generate ongoing support for your organization. Whether you’re looking to start a new career in grant writing or further your existing career, this course will teach you transferable skills that will benefit you for years to come.


Format: Classroom or Online

Hours: 24 

Credits: 2.4 CEUs

When: Various Dates

Cost: $849 w/ materials

Over four days, the program will cover these components:

Essential Grant Proposal Writing Skills

  • Components of the Grant Proposal
  • Characteristics of Fundable Proposals
  • Analyzing Request for Proposals

Grant Applications & Program Development

  • Letters of Intent & Inquiry
  • Program Description & Implementation Plan
  • Designing Measurable Goals & Objectives

Grant Proposal Package Elements

  • Executive Summary & Abstract
  • Evaluation Methods with Outcomes & Impact
  • Program Budget Development & Narrative

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone with little or no grant-writing experience
  • Experienced and professional grant writers looking to enhance their skills
  • Anyone looking to start a new career or further their existing grant writing career

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

Bootcamp Online Session – Register now
Instructor-led, online sessions
Monday-Thursday, July 13 - 16, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Weekend Classroom Session – Register now
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
Saturdays, October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Course Fee(s): 

$849 (includes materials)

Dr. Diane Rice is a Certified Grant Writer and a member of the American Grant Writers Association (AGWA). In addition to working as a Certified Grant Writer Consultant at Grant Writers Quill LLC, she serves as a consultant for various nonprofit organizations, as well. Dr. Rice earned a Bachelor of Science in business management from Anderson University, a master’s degree in human resource development from Clemson University, an education specialist degree in curriculum and instruction from Piedmont College, and a Doctorate of Education degree from Walden University.