Management Concepts

Applying for Federal Grants & Cooperative Agreements

Available dates

Dec 2—3, 2019
2 days
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
USD 849
USD 424 per day
Dec 16—17, 2019
2 days
Tysons, Virginia, United States
USD 849
USD 424 per day
Jan 6—7, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 849
USD 424 per day
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About the course

The Federal grant application process can be overwhelming. Taking the appropriate planning steps can make the application process easier and more fluid. You will cover the Federal financial assistance process from identifying and qualifying opportunities to submission. You will navigate to evaluate the Notice of Funding Opportunities, and review peer comments. You will also walk through the key components of an effective application. This is a core course in the Recipient Track of the GMCP™.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the Federal grants funding process
  • Determine which grant opportunity meets organization and program needs
  • Examine the Federal grants application process
  • Describe the post application submission actions taken by Federal agencies and applicants

Course Topics

How Do I Prepare to Apply for a Federal Grant?

  • Grants 101
  • How the Federal Grants System is Governed

How Do I Find a Federal Grant?

  • Identifying Grant Funding
  • Assessing Grant Funding
  • Evaluating Grant Funding Opportunities

How Do I Submit a Federal Grant Application?

  • Application Components
  • Forming the Team and a Plan
  • Final Submission Procedures

What Happens after I Submit My Application?

  • Grant Application Review Procedures
  • Initiating a Funded Project

Who should attend

Current and potential recipient personnel responsible for identifying funding opportunities and developing applications for Federal grants and cooperative agreements will benefit from this course.

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