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Grant Writing Workshop for Global Partners

Please note: This training workshop is exclusively designed for a global audience (not meant for USA audience).

An example of course content follows below.
Workshop Content - Part 1

Objectives:
Upon completion of this workshop participants will be familiar with:

  • How to identify a need for funding
  • How to find appropriate funding
  • Basic steps in submitting a proposal
  • Basic administrative needs of a projects

Outline:

  1. How to identify a need for funding
    1. Create a clear and complete funding statement
    2. Aligning this funding statement to a general monetary amount
  2. How to find appropriate funding
    1. Federal/state agencies
    2. Foundation and other non-profits
    3. Aligning your funding need to a sponsor’s mission statement & funding goals
  3. Basic steps in submitting a proposal
    1. How to review Program Announcements and Solicitations
      1. Eligibility
      2. Sponsor’s mission
      3. Following guidelines
      4. Review criteria
    2. Submission process
  4. Basic administrative needs of a project
    1. Award acceptance process
    2. Award reporting during and at close out
    3. Compliance needs

Workshop Content - Part 2

Objectives:
Upon completion of this workshop participants will be familiar with:

  • Basic sections of a grant proposal and approach on writing these sections
  • Develop an appropriate budget and budget justification
  • Additional financial aspects

Outline:

  1. Basic sections of a grant proposal and approach on writing these sections
    1. Review each section’s purpose and what they should include
    2. The Does and Don’ts in writing a strong persuasive proposal
  2. Develop an appropriate budget and budget justification
    1. Know what can and cannot be included in your budget
    2. Ensure what you are requesting in funds covers what you need to accomplish
  3. Additional financial aspects
    1. Fringe
    2. Facilities and Administrative Costs
    3. Cost Share

Instructor – Susan Elkins

Susie Elkins

Susan Elkins currently serves as an Administrator for Proposal Services in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at Auburn University. She is a graduate of Cottey College in Missouri and holds a Bachelor's of Engineering from Auburn University. Elkins will bring aspects of proposal development to the workshop as she speaks about the grant process and grantsmanship.


Instructor – Amy Thomas, Director of Research Program Development and Grants, COSAM, Auburn University

Please note: This training workshop is exclusively designed for a global audience (not meant for USA audience).

To setup a training session, contact Outreach Global: outrglb@auburn.edu
Tel: 334-844-5716

Office of Outreach Global
Email: outrglb@auburn.edu
Tel: 334-844-5716

Last Updated: August 3, 2020