Grant Writing Course

2 students

Lack of access to funds and lack of diversification of funding sources are significant challenges to continued professional and institutional growth for many organizations lead by young entrepreneurs as well as civic and public management leaders in Nigeria. The goal of this project is to provide intensive four-day onsite or 5 weeks online Grant Writing Course for young entrepreneurs, civic and public management leaders in Nigeria so that they may acquire skills to write grants in order to support their worthwhile projects.


During the course participants will:

●  Learn how project proposal ideas are developed;

●  Understand strategies for developing relationships with funders;

●  Understand the major components of a project proposal;

●  Learn how to develop strategies for successfully implementing funded projects;

●  Become familiar with the grants opportunities available through the US Embassy in Nigeria;

●  Receive a resource directory of “Funding for Community Development Projects in Africa” compiled by Professor Jesse Lutabingwa;

●  Learn about other fundraising concepts besides grant writing and share knowledge about what has worked well within their organizations and explore opportunities to collaborate with each other.


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