Course Descriptions

POLS 4217 - Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations *(POLS 4860)


This course introduces students to the world of grant-writing and management, and provides an opportunity to experience writing actual grants. Students will learn the process of identifying prospective funders, developing relationships with funders, understanding the basics of writing grants, submitting proposals, working as a collaborative, and preparing for the follow up. Students will apply course learning to write and prepare actual grant proposals.

*POLS 4860 may also be used to satisfy this requirement in the degree program.


Getting Funded The Complete Guide to Writing Grant Proposals
Authors: Susan Howlett & Renee Bourque
Edition/Year: 5th / 2011
ISBN: 9780984277285

*Textbooks subject to change as needed.

Credit Hours


  • POLS 1101

CPL Eligible

Course Syllabus