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CMTY 455. Grant Development

Credits: 3
Department: Planning and Community Development
Description: Raising funds for public or non-profit organizations in Minnesota. Project or program design, budget creation, objective and result delineation and writing for grants from foundations, government and corporations.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Conduct research on area and regional nonprofit and public organizations for purposes of identifying them, analyzing/understanding their structure, funding needs, priorities, and funding sources.
2. Develop, write, and submit a complete grant application for a specific nonprofit or public organization.
3. Develop grant objectives and methods, compose project description, and explain need, challenge or opportunity for the grant application to address.
4. Demonstrate understanding of income and revenue concepts to prepare a budget for grant application.
5. Plan and develop evaluation criteria so grant impact can be measured by nonprofits.

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