Introduction to Grant Writing Workshop

101 Classroom Building, Penn State Schuylkill

Are you new to grant writing? Do you need a refresher course? Do you work or volunteer for a nonprofit or in the field of nonprofit management? Then this class is for you!

This workshop is designed to provide participants with beginner-level knowledge of grant writing for nonprofit organizations, using an in-person, group format including lectures, demonstrations, group discussions, and a brief question-and-answer period.

Sign up for this four-part workshop

Join us every other Tuesday from 5 to 6:15 p.m.

  • March 10
  • March 24
  • April 7
  • April 21

This class is a $199 investment. Class size is limited, so register today!

Workshop Details

March 10

Workshop 1: Nonprofit Organizational Grant Readiness


Learn about organizational grant readiness and gain an understanding of how an organization’s infrastructure, processes, and documentation are critical to the grant writing process. Specific examples will be provided.

Handout: Organizational Grant Readiness Road Map

March 24

Workshop 2: Basic Elements of Grants and Grant Writing


Learn about the basic elements of grants and grant writing and learn the difference between federal, state, and charitable foundation grant applications. 

Handout: Basic Grant Application Components Blueprint

April 7

Workshop 3: Tips for Researching Grants 


Learn several tips for researching grants for nonprofit organizations. Practical, no-cost grant research processes will be demonstrated. 

Handout: Researching Grants Tip Sheet

April 21

Workshop 4: You Won the Grant: Post-Award Best Practices


Get practical action steps for managing a grant award including examples of federal, state, and foundation post-award requirements.

Handout: Basic Post-Award Best Practices Tip Sheet 

Led by grant writing expert and owner of Schuylkill Grantworks, LLC., Erin Portland.