If you are looking for a meaningful career that helps others, the Nonprofit Manager + Professional Grant Writing course is a perfect place to start. This bundle of courses will show you everything you need to know to transform good intentions into a professional plan of action.
The Nonprofit Manager course will look at the most important aspect of nonprofits—your mission and how to define that—which will help should you want to start a nonprofit. You will also study governance and leadership issues, looking at the laws that regulate nonprofits and codes of conduct. From there, you will be looking at how best to manage your volunteer program as you continue to learn how to run a nonprofit. You will learn how to handle nonprofit finances and, critically, how to create a budget.
This course will also teach you how to market and raise funds through fundraising and earned income. Lastly, you will understand the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion and how to achieve this within your organization.
In the Professional Grant Writing course, you will develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of the world's fastest-growing professional certification sectors. Further the ideals and goals of your career track by learning about the required competencies that can lead to internationally recognized certification by one of the leading grant professional associations.
You will also become proficient in the proposal and case statement formats used by foundations and government grantmaking agencies. Throughout this course, you will learn about the certification process for grant professionals and write different elements of a complete grant application, culminating in a case statement for your capstone assignment with expert instructor feedback on each element. From grant funding trends to matching your course project to the right funding sources, you will be confident in differentiating yourself from a grant writer to a grant professional!
Upon course completion, you will be prepared for the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) exam offered by the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI), which has minimum requirements of education and grant experience based on the level of education obtained.