Successful nonprofits have one thing in common: talented people with the skills to secure funding. In this course, you will learn how to search for and identify potential funding sources, plan a program and develop a budget, and prepare a customized proposal with a local community-based organization.
The course is a 12-week, non-credit bearing class.
- Earn a certificate in grant-writing skills (great for potential employers).
- Network with other Colgate students, community-based organizations, and professionals who work in the nonprofit field.
- Share in the expertise of members of the Colgate and Hamilton communities.
- Gain valuable skills and help a community organization at the same time.
This is a 12-week class, meeting weekly for an hour and fifteen minutes through most of the spring semester (January through April), with a break for the mid-term recess.