Grant Writing Essentials is a workshop series led by SPA Program Manager Stanley Geidel. The Essentials series is offered to faculty and professional staff in the academic colleges at the request of college deans and department chairs.

The individual sessions include the following:

  • Part 1 - Developing a Fundable Idea: Focuses on how to transform project ideas into fundable propositions, including how to develop, refine, and test proposal ideas to increase their chances for funding success.
  • Part 2 - Writing the Proposed Narrative: Provides detailed guidance for developing proposal content as well as how to present the grant narrative for maximum effectiveness.  Several tips for success are included that will help distinguish and professionalize your project.
  • Part 3 - Budget Development: Outlines a straight-forward approach on how to construct a grant budget.  Information on direct costs, indirect costs, and cost sharing is presented, along with advice for developing a winning budget strategy.

Questions about this workshop series may be directed to Stanley Geidel.