Grantwriting: A Management Strategy

Course Description:

The grant writing process, often overwhelming, can be equally rewarding, as one successfully investigates various funding opportunities to address critically needed training, equipment and personnel. Whether you are a beginner in the grant writing process or have years of experience in writing a fundable application, developing a management strategy will provide you with skills to investigate funding opportunities and to write an effective and winning grant application. This program will cover information from the basics of determining your needs through the submission process and planning strategies of the future. Participants will be able to utilize various strategies to secure funding in order to address disaster responses and operational needs.  This program is intended for first-time or veteran grant writers on CISM teams, as well as managers, leaders or planners in public safety, education, emergency services, chaplains, or anyone involved with an organizations that relies on grants for funding. Participants should bring an idea to the course in which funding could be used to address specific team needs.

Program Highlights

  • Networking to maximize your funding potential
  • Public and private grant processes
  • Analyzing and identifying the funding needs of your agency
  • Impacts of funding disaster response
  • Barriers when preparing funding proposals
  • Grant proposal process and the CISM objectives
  • 3 C’s of grant writing
  • Develop your own grant proposal
  • Strategies for managing the grant award
  • Fostering continued relationship with funding providers

Continuing Education Information:

Two-Day Course

General Contact Hours:

14 Contact Hours: 1.4 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

*Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

  • 14 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors (Expiration Date – February 28, 2023)

*PLEASE NOTE: These hours are only applicable towards courses offered at Live Trainings, Regional Trainings, Online Courses, and the World Congress.

Approved Instructor Courses:

It is up to the Approved Instructors or sponsoring agency to apply for profession specific Continuing Education Unit’s if they choose.  Learn more on our CEU Information page.

** Please check with your state licensing board prior to registration to see if they will accept the certificate of completion as a means for continuing education.