NMP 631 — Grant Writing for Corporations and Foundations
Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy
This course will focus on methods of identifying corporate and private foundation funding prospects and applying for grants from these funders. Students will conduct research on foundations and corporations using the Internet and printed materials. They will polish their written communication skills while crafting letters of inquiry, grant proposals, cover letters, and stewardship letters. Students will develop a basic knowledge of the theory, motivations, and methods of corporate and foundation giving programs. Students who register for this class are required to have access to a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization (as an employee or volunteer) that they can use as a topic of class discussions and written assignments.