Grantwriting - Foundation Grants


Monday, June 21, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 2021
9:00 - 11:00 a.m., each day

Learn how to prepare a foundation grant proposal by receiving coaching and then practicing writing your own proposal. Developed from a foundation's perspective, you will gain insights into how grantmakers operate, including tips on building an effective relationship with a funder before and after submitting your application. We will discuss the trends in foundation charitable giving, the different types of foundations and how to research their interests and priorities. You will also practice the writing skills necessary to capture the attention of a potential foundation funder.

This online course is offered by the Washington University Brown School Summer Institute.


  • $650 General admission
  • $450 Non-profit/government employees (1st Summer Institute class)
  • $400 Non-profit/government employees (Additional Summer Institute classes)

Registration Deadline:
June 4

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This class will include both degree-seeking graduate students and practicing professionals. Individuals registering through Professional Development will receive continuing education units

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