Online Grantsmanship Training Program

Grant Proposal Writing Training
Grantsmanship Training Program® - Online

Sign up for the dates that work best for you. For times, please see chart at the bottom of page. Times are the same for every class.

All training is open to everyone—wherever you are--we welcome you!

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Oct 26 - 30          

Nov 16 - 20          

Nov 30 - Dec 4    

Dec 7 - 11            

Get the trusted, go-to Grantsmanship Training Program in a convenient, live, virtual format! Join generations of social advocates who attribute their success to this class. With almost 50 years of alumni testimonials and reams of data from independent evaluations, we can promise that this training delivers results.

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Today I received my first multi-million dollar grant award for a client. Taking the Grantsmanship Training Program definitely yielded tremendous results!      – Vanessa D. Taliferro, Consultant, Bolingbrook, IL


Are you working to change your community? Winning more funding will help you create that change. Are you working remotely? It’s a perfect time to do a deep-dive class and build the knowledge and skills you ;need while also saving travel expense. 


A 'lead' senior trainer and one or two 'guest' trainers, from the list below, will deliver each class. Enjoy the high energy, expertise, and the personal attention they focus on the class participants.

Barbara FloerschBarbara Floersch, Chief of Curriculum & Training, has raised millions of grant dollars from both government and private funders, taught hundreds of classes throughout the U.S. and internationally, conducted numerous online events, served as a federal grant reviewer, published hundreds of articles, and is a regular contributor to the NonProfitTimes. Barbara also authored the textbook, Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing, the updated and expanded edition of Norton Kiritz’s seminal publication.

Linda J. BoedekerLinda J. Boedeker, Senior Trainer, has worked with nonprofit organizations as executive director, trainer, development professional, and foundation officer. Linda managed the provision of services to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in 26 counties and has assisted nonprofits with fundraising, strategic planning, board development, and volunteer development. As an independent consultant, Linda has filled the role of chief executive officer during organization transitions for nonprofits in the arts, social service, and health.

Angela RichardsonAngela Richardson, Senior Trainer, brings expertise in program development, fund development, strategic planning, and organizational coaching. She has trained other trainers and trained staff for nonprofit organizations, school districts, governments, faith-based organizations, and colleges and universities. Angela has also has reviewed proposals for the U.S. Department of Education and local arts commissions in Los Angeles and Rhode Island.

AJ KingAJ King, Senior Trainer, brings decades of experience in public health plus 16 years of grant experience. AJ’s work includes proposal writing for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of State, California Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and numerous foundations; facilitating grant development processes; grant oversight; grant reviews; and program management. AJ also has facilitated processes for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



Find new ways to tell your story, and come away with a draft proposal. The Grantsmanship Training Program - Online:

  • is an immersive experience delivered live over 5 days
  • is highly interactive with eight, on-line learning events
  • offers one-on-one consultation with the trainers
  • includes e-notebook richly filled with resources
  • includes individual and group exercises with coaching by trainers and constructive, collegial input from peers

Tuition is $1,095. Save $100 with early-bird discount by paying at least 30 days in advance.

Tuition Includes

  • Sample grant proposals for reference
  • An e-notebook of resources
  • Copies of draft proposals created and reviewed in class
  • Certificate of Completion for all who fully participate
  • Six months of Alumni Membership benefits which include:
    • A proposal review by one of the Center’s senior trainers
    • Access to GrantStation for researching funders
    • Discounts for more grant training, consulting, & publications

Is your nonprofit's budget under $750K? Apply for a partial scholarship.

Payment is processed through PayPal at no charge. PayPal account not required.

Need approval to take this training? Here’s a letter template you can use. Learn more: Grantsmanship Training Program

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All scheduled delivery times are per Pacific Time Zone. Please adjust , if needed, for your own location.

Each event will start at the time in schedule below but end times may vary slightly.

  Morning Afternoon
Monday 8:00 - 10:00 1:00 - 3:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 10:00 1:00 - 3:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 10:00 1:00 - 3:00
Thursday 8:00 - 10:00         —
Friday         — 1:00 - 3:00

The online Learning Events listed above combine with individual & group exercises completed between the online sessions for five, full and productive days. This class provides approximately 37 hours of active learning. We want you to get the very most from this experience so for maximun benefit, please plan to devote some time between the online sessions to complete the exercises and readings.  


Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing is $45.


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Full participation in the Grantsmanship Training Program - Online is applicable for 33.0 points in Category 1.B - Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.