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Essentials of Foundation Grant Writing

Started Feb 9, 2017
2 credits

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Full course description

This on-demand webcast provides an overview of key elements of effective grant writing for foundation funding. Part 1, provided by Stacey Barbas, MSA of The Kresge Foundation, offers an introduction to foundation grant development and suggests strategies for successful applications. Part 2 features a panel of presenters from two foundations who provide examples, resources, and insight on what makes for compelling proposals.

This training originated at the University of Michigan on August 26th & 28th, 2015.


Public health professionals in various disciplines and tiers who are responsible for fund-seeking, students in the allied health professions, and anyone interested in the topic of grant writing with a focus on foundations.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify strategies for successful foundation grant writing (CHES Area of Responsibility 5.1.2)
  • Discuss elements of the foundation grant submission process (5.1.2)
Continuing Education Credit

2.0 Nursing Contact Hours

2.0 CHES/MCHES Category 1 CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing contact hours for this activity will expire on December 31, 2018.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


This training is offered by the Michigan Public Health Training Center, which is a part of the Region V Great Lakes Public Health Training Collaborative.

This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $825,634) and grant number UB6HP20200. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.