Grant Writing Fundamentals

Grant Writing Fundamentals

An invigorating, informative, hands-on, one-day workshop created for new and experienced grant writers, executive directors, organizers, board members, community volunteers, development officers and individuals who want to get a detailed look at the grant writing process. Participants will be introduced to relevant information for a successful grant proposal. You will learn how funding is announced, how applications are judged and how to construct each element of a winning proposal.

Complete all four classes and receive a Certificate of Accomplishment for 24 hours of Grant Writing instruction.

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Fee: $65   (Material Fee: $34 at class)

About the Instructor

John Drew is known in the Southern California area as an author, an award-winning teacher, and as a speaker on public opinion polls, grant-writing, and charismatic leadership.  Combining his market research skills with fundraising expertise, John has helped turn around some of the Southland’s most famous charities including the Museum of Latin American Art, the Friends of the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, the Los Angeles Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Walking Shield American Indian Society.  John has taught at Cornell University, Hope International University, University of Oregon, and Williams College in Massachusetts.   He and his wife Patricia have lived in Laguna Niguel, California since 2003.

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What Students Are Saying...

"Very informative, with positive energy transferred to the students."

"The course was very inviting. Dr. Drew was very clear and knowledgeable. He made it worth my while to achieve my goal and have success in life."

"Dr. John Drew was very knowledgeable, invigorating, timely, and made learning interesting and clear."

"The course was very informative and gave me a good insight to what it takes to be a grant writer."

"Dr. Drew has given me the tools to stay motivated and to move forward on my non-profit."

Last updated: June 17, 2021