Module Three: The Fuel for Funding Beginners Grant Writing Course

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The Fuel for Funding: Beginner's Grant Writing Course is designed for individuals and organizational staff new to grant writing. This workshop is not your average grant writing workshop. Although there is a focus on grant writing techniques and guidelines, this workshop ties in program design concepts. Understanding program design will provide you with the tools to properly convey your plan to a granting agency. This can significantly improve your chance of being funded.

This self-paced course will discuss:

  • grant readiness (actions and items you need under your belt)
  • types of funding
  • written communication tips
  • the basics of program design
  • collecting information and data
  • grant do's and don'ts
  • lot's more...(seriously)

Participants will be provided:

  • handouts, worksheets, examples and other practical activities.
  • basic grant-related information to reinforce the concepts learned.
  • a grant terminology handout; written in plain language, with examples.
  • an example of sections of real grant proposals to critique and learn from
  • free access to the exclusive Facebook page where you can continue to ask questions and get input from others
  • a certificate of completion
  • free access to our Grant Readiness course with a grant readiness assessment

This module contains the following lessons:

  1. Typical Grant Components: Key Personnel
  2. Organizational v/s Program Chart
  3. FTE Calculation
  4. Typical Grant Components: Evaluation
  5. Performance Measures
  6. Your Budget and Narrative/Rationale
  7. References Cited
  8. Appendices
  9. Supporting Documents
  10. MOUs and LOSs
  11. Typical Grant Components: Sustainability
  12. Nonprofit Storytelling
  13. Other Writing Tips


You'll be writing grants before you know it!

Grant Writing for Beginners

Your Instructor

Ronessa Strickland-Roberts
Ronessa Strickland-Roberts

Ronessa Strickland-Roberts, Med. Asst. MPH, CHES, CAHI and President/Owner of Volcano Consulting, LLC is the developer of the Fuel for Funding: Beginner's Grant Writing Course. She has nearly 10 years management experience, 20 years of public health experience and nearly 10 years of clinical experience. Ronessa is a Medical Assistant and a Certified Allied Health Instructor. Ronessa has either worked as direct service grant staff or provided grants management nearly all of her adult career. This gives her multi leveled insight in grant writing as she is able to see all components from various perspectives because she has "worked her way up the ladder." Ronessa has worked diligently at diversifying her skill set. Her work ethic is impeccable and she strives to be the best at every task set before her. She is her greatest critic. These are also valuable skills for the grants she writes and is only complimented by her natural aptitude for effective communications and writing. Ronessa is an avid reader and information seeker. Additionally, because of her wide array of interests and experiences, she is well read on numerous topics and industries.

Among her areas of expertise is:

  • Health and Human Services
  • Program and Project
  • Community Health
  • Management/Administration
  • Grant Writing and Editing
  • Grant readiness
  • Evidence-based programs
  • Behavioral Health
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • General Chronic and Infection Disease Health Education
  • Minority health
  • Adolescent health and pregnancy prevention
  • Positive Youth Development (PYD)
  • Trauma-Informed Program Design

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and ends after 12 months! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and you have a year to finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 12 months - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first two days after paying for the course to see if we can remedy the problem. If we can't or you'd rather just have a refund, we will give you a full refund as long as you have made your initial a contact with us within the first two days of paying for the course.

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