UNLV Division of Educational Outreach and the UNLV School of Environmental and Public Affairs partner to offer a Grant Writing Certificate. Graduates of the program will gain skills in identifying relevant grant opportunities, writing strong proposals, tracking program outcomes, managing financial reports, and utilizing available technologies to best advantage. Samples of completed proposals to various federal, local, and philanthropic funding sources will be used to understand what distinguishes a funded grant proposal from an unsuccessful one. Grant Academy courses begin Spring 2014. Course descriptions, dates, and fees will be made available as soon as they are finalized. To earn the UNLV Grant Academy Certificate, you must complete all seven core courses.
- Finding grants in Nevada and beyond
- Grant Writing Part 1: Writing small Local and State Grants
- Grant Writing Part 2: Writing large philanthropic and Federal Grants
- Soliciting feedback on the proposal from independent experts prior to submission to the funding agency
- Reporting and Tracking
- Data gathering and Reporting
- Grant Evaluation
For more information, please contact the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach.
In addition, the UNLV Nonprofit, Community and Leadership Initiative has partnered with the Clark County Library District’s Southern Nevada Non-Profit Information Center to provide the following information related to grant writing and grant finding in Southern Nevada.
- UNLV Library Subject Guide: Help for Grant Writers
- Developing and Preparing a Grant Proposal / Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
- Guide to Proposal Planning and Writing / Jeremy Miner
- How to Develop and Write a Grant Proposal / Congressional Research Service
- Proposal Writing Short Course / Foundation Center
- UNLV Library Subject Guide: Locate Funding
- Grantseeking Basics Webinar (45:41)
- Introduction to Finding Funders - Recorded Webinar (38:30)
- Introduction to Corporate Giving - Webinar (50:15)
- Find and Apply for Government Grants Using Grants.gov
- Crowdfunding Fundamentals: Creating a Compelling Campaign - Video (6:59)