Course: URBS 412. Grant Writing (3)
Prerequisites: URBS 340A and URBS 340B; Upper division standing. This course is intended to provide students with basic knowledge in the research, writing and planning skills involved in preparing grant proposals. The presumption is that students possess no substantive prior knowledge of grant writing. Students will learn the basic phases of writing a grant proposal, how to search for sources of grant funding and the process of submitting grant proposals to public and private agencies and foundations. Students also will learn how to use the Internet to search for grant opportunities. Emphasis will be placed on non-profit organizations that deal with human service needs. The course will address how to manage the implementation of a grant proposal and how to measure the impact a particular service has on a community.