This advance certificate course is designed for individuals who wish to develop further skills in grant proposal writing. This online training is to build the capacity of individuals and personnel in organisations to increase their confidence to secure grant funding by learning how to develop a conceptual framework for seeking grant funding that aligns with perspectives and priorities unique to their organisations as well as their funder. In addition, this course will instill confidence in their ability to facilitate proposal development meetings.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
- To understand the concept and importance of resource mobilisation
- To understand the concept and rationale of proposal writing
- To identify various steps in proposal writing
- To develop and package a wining proposal
The overall purpose of this training programme is to enhance the capacity and skills of individuals and key institutions and their employees, so that they can more effectively develop and mobilize resources through resource mobilization and proposal writing.
- Individual wishing to develop skills on proposal writing
- Private Organisation seeking to mobilise resource for their work
- Non-Governmental Organisation seeking funding to support their humanitarian work
- Governmental Organisations seeking additional funds to support projects
This course is delivered fully online. You will be required to have access to a computer or web-capable mobile device and have consistent access to the internet to either view or download the necessary course resources and to attempt any graded course assessments and the final exam.
To access the full course including assessments and the final exam, you will need to download an application form and enrolled in the course. For example, some of the accessibility and progress tracking features are only available to enrolled participants.
Interaction with students will be via the Global Human Rights Leadership Training Institute training platform and all course notes and guidelines for study will be delivered and accessible to students in electronic format. (http://www.justicegroup.us/GHRLTI)
All the course modules are available to the students at the inception of the course. At the end of each module, an assignment is completed by the students and marked by the course experts. Assignments are in the form of written assignments.
Award of the Certificates
Statistics from previous courses showed that submission of assignments and receiving online tutoring help participants to integrate gender in their various activities. Certificates can be awarded only to those students who:
1) Completed all assignments and Final Exam
2) Obtain a combined final mark of 50% or more for the assignments and Final Exam
Successful students will receive the GHRLTI Certification in Advanced Grant Proposal Writing and Resource Mobilization.
The course tuition fee is US$300. Course fees include access to all course materials, expert support, as well as postages and packaging of a certificate. There is a limited amount of partial scholarships available for applicants from developing countries, based on financial need.
All required course resources linked throughout the course, including presentations, web pages, activities, etc. are accessible for no charge. This course also contains a free final exam and course completion certificate.
Please note it is important that all course fees are paid when due. Reminders will normally be issued but it is the obligation of each applicant ensure timely payment of fees.
Location: Online [web-based]
While learning styles can vary considerably and any particular student will take more or less time to learn or read, we estimate that the “average” student will take 76 hours to complete this course. It’s a good idea to also schedule your study time in advance and try as best as you can to stick to that schedule.
The deadline for application is 25th May 2018. While full tuition payment is due on 28thMay 2018. However, applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. You can also download application form at http://www.justicegroup.us/grant-writing.
Introduction to Resource Mobilisation
Writing Executive Summary
Organisational Capacity (Introduction of the Organisation)
Developing Background/Problem Statement
Goals and Objectives of the Project
Project Methods, Strategy or Program Design (Logic Model)
Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
Project Proposal Budget
Packaging a Winning Proposal