May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

EN 474 Grant Writing for Non-Profits


This course introduces the elements of fundraising through grant proposal writing for nonprofit organizations. Students identify and work with a nonprofit organization to produce a viable grant proposal. In the process, students develop skills in the areas of needs assessment, program development, budgeting, conflict resolution and negotiation, development planning, and discerning organizational strengths and weaknesses. The course also develops an understanding of the philosophy and practice of philanthropy in the United States. Instructional formats include lecture, group work, writing practice, guest speakers, media analysis, online discussion, and field experience.