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Grant Writing Workshop

The Drake University Center for Professional Studies is pleased to offer a three day program that brings a wide array of competencies supporting the art of grant writing.   

Program Focus:

  • Developing a sustainable grants strategy
  • Finding and evaluating grant making organizations who want to make an “investment” in your mission 
  • Project design—delivering measurable and sustainable results 
  • Telling the story through effective mission, goals, and objectives 
  • The role of the budget—how budgeting adds value to the proposal 
  • Putting it all together and making a strong case—interpreting the Request for Proposal (RFP), persuasive narrative, organizing/formatting, engaging stakeholder support, etc. 
  • Value of effective grant management 

Program Designed for the Person Who…

  • is a member of a grant writing team or project
  • wants to develop grant writing skills and expand professional and personal opportunities
  • is currently writing grants and seeks enhanced skills
  • is currently managing grants  

 Who will be facilitating?

Lance Noe, Director of the Drake University Center for Professional Studies teaches grant writing for the Drake University Master of Public Administration program.  He also serves as the instructor for the grant writing curriculum offered as part of the nationally accredited Certified Public Manager® program.  Lance speaks at regional conferences and professional meetings bringing a message of how to best develop a sustainable grant seeking and grant writing organization.  Since 2006, he has worked as a consultant to several agencies of state and local government leading them through a comprehensive process of developing a sustainable grants strategy as well as serving as grant writer for various local and federal grants. 

When and Where?

The three-day, 15-contact hour program will meet virtually online from 9am to 3pm on September 20th-22nd with an hour break each day for lunch.  Cost is $375 per participant and includes all materials.   
For more information, contact Lance Noe at 515-271-2008 or Lance.Noe@drake.edu or Lisa Boes at 515-271-2592 or Lisa.Boes@drake.edu.   

Dial-In Information

A link for the workshop session will be provided to those registered a week prior to the first session.

Monday, September 20 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

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College of Business & Public Administration
Contact Name

Lance Noe or LIsa Boes

Contact Email Address

lance.noe@drake.edu or lisa.boes@drake.edu

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