Jul 16, 2019
ENG 473 - Grant Writing: Theory and Practice
This advanced course introduces students to the theoretical and practical aspects of the grant writing process, especially as it pertains to funding opportunities for education and non-profits. ENG 473 and ENG 573 are layered courses, students may not receive credit for both. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.
Prerequisite: ENG 301 or ENG 310.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Demonstrate regular participation and interaction as an active and engaged member of our learning community.
- Engage in a documented writing process that incorporates revision in response to instructor and peer response feedback.
- Identify and implement appropriate research methods for identifying individual or organizational needs, locating appropriate sources of funding, and fulfilling RFP and grant application requirements.
- Analyze grant and proposal audiences and learn how to fulfill a specific rhetorical purpose by adapting writing and document design principles (style, tone, graphics, page design) for these audiences.
- Demonstrate and articulate an understanding of theoretical issues facing professional grant writers and their clients.
- Recognize and construct the basic elements of a grant proposal: cover letters or forms, abstracts/executive summaries, tables of contents, narratives incorporating problem statements, purpose statements, goals and objectives, and budgets (if required).
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