Grant Writing Workshop

Join UIC's grant writing experts in a one-day, interactive workshop designed specifically for individuals with little to no grant writing experience. 

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What You Will Learn

In this highly participatory workshop, our expert UIC instructors will guide you through a comprehensive overview of the grant writing process, including:

  • Types of funding sources available to nonprofits today
  • How to research grant opportunities and assess the best fit for your funding needs
  • What your organization must have in place before writing a grant
  • The primary components of a grant proposal and how they fit together
  • How to communicate effectively with prospective funders

What You Will Leave With

Bring your energy, enthusiasm, and ideas, and leave with:

  • Confidence in your ability to prepare a foundation grant proposal
  • Practical knowledge you need to succeed in grant writing
  • Experience working on a team to prepare proposal pieces for a fictional organization
  • A workbook for planning, developing and writing successful proposals
  • A valuable network of connections with instructors and workshop participants (bring your business cards!)
  • A list of the top grant writing resources on the Web


Workshop Details

Date: Thursday, April 4
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center East, Room 713
Fee: $330
Discount: $297 for University of Illinois alumni, employees or current degree-seeking students
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 3 at 12 p.m. central time

Meet The Instructors

Attention researchers: The curriculum for this course focuses on philanthropic foundation grants, not research grants.

Please note: This workshop routinely sells out. Register Early! The registration deadline is 12:00 pm central time on Wednesday, April 3.

UIC Extended Campus refund and withdrawal policy for Grant Writing Workshop.

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