|Course Title||Grant Writing for Conservation
So you want to do more for conservation but you need help to lift your project off the ground? If this describes your situation, this course has been designed for you! Join us to learn how to interweave the grant proposal writing process and strategic thinking for successful grant management once awarded. Learn how to cultivate the human personal relationships with partners or other funding organizations to support projects that promote and maintain conservation and natural resource management. The grant development planning process will engage participants in how to undertake pre-project planning, where to go to seek alternative funding sources and how to write the essential elements of a solid grant proposal. Bring a potential grant project to work on during the course or share one with a classmate. You will be given the opportunity to develop a grant application and critique the critical parts of a successful grant proposal. (optional-bring lap top computer to capture results). Come learn the principles of how to put together an award winning grant strategy and package!
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Review guidelines and ethics;
Conduct funding searches online; Examine principles of strategic thinking, project proposal planning and management;
Plan strategies for funding projects with partners;
Write an actual proposal with instructor assistance and critique;
Explain tools on how to build relationships; and
Identify the complete proposal-writing process: planning, research, outreach, writing, accounting, tracking, reporting and evaluation.
keywords: grants, grant writing,
Resource managers, biologists, ecosystem teams, partners for Fish and Wildlife Service Programs, managers, supervisors, outreach specialists, state conservation partners, local community representatives, anyone (including non-agency) seeking funding to support projects on public and private lands.
'No charge for FWS, BLM or NPS personnel for tuition. Participant's office is responsible for expenses related to travel.
|Delivery Method||Instructor Led
|Curriculum Category||Visitor Services
|DOI LEARN Course Type||ILT
|Extracted from DOI LEARN on||3/9/2016 8:25:12 AM