This course covers the basics of grant writing. During this session, we will examine the basics of grant writing; we will explore sources for finding grant makers, and you will learn the basic skills needed to write a grant. Writing grants is only one of many methods of developing resources for your organization. At the end of this course, you will have a basic understanding of how to navigate through the world of grants. You will be able to identify the critical sections of successful grant proposals, how to respond to various grant guidelines, and so on. The basic components of grant writing include such things as having a “need” statement, knowing the mission, goals, objectives, and activities of your organization, and understanding the role of evaluation, key personnel, and budgets. The course is designed to provide a hands-on grant writing opportunity through various online exercises, lectures and classroom discussions.