Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Arts and Sciences > Department of Sociology and Social Work > University Grant Writing Certification Program
With difficult economic times impacting budgets, many non-profits, governmental agencies and community organizations are writing increasingly competitive grant proposals to help provide valuable services to people and enhance their infrastructure.Whether you have no grant writing experience, have written a few small grants or contributed to major grant proposals, systematic grant writing training adds depth to your professional skills and can make you a more valuable asset to your organization. Best of all, when your proposals are funded, you will be helping your community and the people served by your organization.Fort Hays State University offers you an affordable, two-month grant writing course that requires no time away from home or work. We hope you join us for the next class, which begins September 4, 2014.
Designed for busy, motivated people.Perhaps you don’t have the luxury of attending a grant writing seminar or taking classes, yet you’re looking to gain skills to help your organization or community. Complete this eight-week course from the convenience of your home or office. While you will have to invest time and effort in the class, you won’t have to be away from work, your family or other obligations.No fluff in this training.Get the comprehensive knowledge and skills you need to make an impact. This course involves thorough training in grant proposal writing, representing the core principles for writing small and large proposals to both public and private funding sources.Long enough to make an impact.While most grant writing seminars only last a day or two, the eight-week format gives you more time to soak up the information, reflect on what you’re learning and ask your professor questions.Learn from a seasoned grant writer and instructor.Dr. Keith Campbell has been teaching grant writing courses at Fort Hays State University for over 20 years and continues to be an active and successful grant writer, securing millions for a variety of clients.Benefit from the knowledge and experience of classmates.Through the use of Blackboard, the online classroom system, interact with other students as you post progress, make comments and ask questions.Budget conscious.For $175, which includes the cost of the 100-page instruction manual as well as a training video, gain a time-tested blueprint for successful grant writing. Also, earn10 CEUs for completing the training.Offered three times a year.If the course beginning on September 4, 2014 doesn't fit your schedule, contact us to receive email updates about future courses.
This is an introduction to the grant proposal writing course, although several highly experienced
proposal writers have found great value in our course as a review and
refresher course. The areas of focus will be the key parts of the most
sophisticated type of proposals: title page, abstract, statement of
need, goal, objectives, procedures, budget, qualifications, evaluation,
sustainability, dissemination, sources cited, and appendix.
During this course, you will:
Dr. Keith Campbell has been teaching sociology at FHSU for over 32 years, writing successful grant proposals for nearly 30 years and teaching grant writing for over 20 years. As a reviewer of proposals submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Dr. Campbell understands the behind-the-scenes issues involved in the funding process.
Read more about how Fort Hays State University's Eight-Week Grant Training Program is different from other grant training options you might consider.
If you would like to know what class requirements are each week, read the week-by-week assignments for the grants training class.