ENGL 0305 - Grant Writing

Credits: 3

This course will examine the rhetorical moves of successful grants on the federal, state, and foundation level in a variety of disciplines to determine how they work to create compelling proposals and powerful projects. Students will learn how to identify funding sources on the web, how to develop projects, and how to meet a funder's requirements in the text and format of a grant proposal. Assignments will include short analytical papers, letters of interest, a short corporate or foundation proposal, and a longer state or federal proposal. Students will learn how to revise proposals to meet a variety of funders' requirements. This class will be of interest to those who may plan to work in a variety of fields including the sciences, social services, education, the arts, non-profit sectors, and public agencies.

Prerequisites: ENGL 0101  and ENGL 0204 

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