Online Grant Proposal Writing Training Courses & Webinars

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Want to learn more about grants but short on time?

Boost your knowledge quickly with our engaging grant webinars. An hour of focused learning includes approximately 15 minutes of Q & A.

Cost is $79 standard, $69 for alumni (contact for details),$149 for groups of 2-10 people. Whether you select 'live' or 'on-demand' format, you'll have 60 days to replay and enjoy the recording.


Live Webinar Sessions

Watch live, ask questions, and get responses in real time from an expert trainer. 



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How to Build Sustainability Into Your Program Plan - Oct 8, 11 a.m. PT

You’re seeking grant funds to operate an urgently needed community program. Unless your organization wins a grant, it can’t tackle the problem because it can’t foot the bill. You don’t have the money to run the program without the grant, but the funder wants you to explain how you’ll continue the program's impact once the grant ends! It’s a catch-22. Right?

$79 standard
$69 Alumni (contact for details)
$149 for groups of 2-10 people

45 minute presentation
plus 15 minutes of Q&A

Video available for 60 days

Answering the dreaded sustainability question is a common hurdle in grant proposal writing, and this short online course shows you how to handle it. We'll cover the essential steps of 1) gathering & assessing data 2) identifying what produces impact 3) developing a plan to sustain successful components 4) and how to implement your plan.

Trainer: Barbara Floersch


On Demand Webinars

Can't make a live session? Watch our library of pre-recorded, on demand webinars, 24/7! 


Win grants! 4 Steps to
Become a Top Competitor
— On Demand —

Learn the four steps of competitiveness and become a formidable contender for grant funding with this grant webinar. Set yourself up for success before you even start writing your grant proposals. Examine your organization's strengths and weaknesses with our self assessment tool.


How to Build Sustainability
Into Your Program Plan
— On Demand —

You can't run the program without the grant, but the funder wants to know how you’ll continue the program’s impact once the grant ends! It’s a catch-22. Right? This online grant training will show you how to handle the dreaded sustainability question by developing a program plan focused on continued impact.


How to Find Grantmakers
to Fund Your Cause
— On Demand —

Learn a thorough, methodical way to identify funders that are most likely to be interested in your work. Determine the amount to request from each funder and turn your research into a plan of action for submitting grant proposals. This one-hour webinar will make your grant proposal writing efforts more efficient!


How to Strengthen Your Grant
Proposal With a Logic Model
— On Demand —

Just what is a logic model anyway? Learn to use this versatile tool to design great programs, develop winning grant proposals, and evaluate programs once they’re funded. Connect the threads between need, programming, and impact, so you can win the grants necessary to make positive change in your community.


Making Indirect Costs
Work for Your Nonprofit
— On Demand —

Find yourself a little lost when it comes to indirect costs? Get clarity on this tricky topic in one hour with explanations of all the key terms, concepts, principles, and methods related to indirect costs. You'll also learn how to apply for and utilize a federally negotiated indirect cost rate.


Measuring Success:
How to Create an Evaluation Plan
— On Demand —

A strong evaluation isn't just a one time event, it's an ongoing process. Learn about the different types of evaluation, how to tie an evaluation plan to your logic model, the uses of quantitative and qualitative data, and why you should evaluate both the program process and the outcomes.


How to Create a Budget
for Your Grant Proposal
— On Demand —

The program budget is one of the most important parts of your grant proposal. Nail it and you increase your chances of winning a grant, leave it incomplete and you may ruin your chances altogether. Learn to draft a thorough budget that tells the same story as your narrative, but in the language of dollars.


What the Beginning Grants Manager Needs to Know
— On Demand —

Winning grants is only the beginning. This webinar shows new grant managers how to setup internal controls, rules and regulations, roles within your organization, and much more. Adopt the grant management mindset you need to keep your team on target and everything running smoothly.


3 Keys to Unlock Funding: Problem, Outcome, Methods
— On Demand —

Winning a grant requires more than an idea and a good narrative. You’ve got to make a logical, compelling argument by defining the Problems, Outcomes, and Methods of the issue you want to solve. This can be trickier than it seems! Simplify the process by learning our framework and see greater success with your proposals.


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The Grantsmanship Center is focused on your grant proposal success, helping you get started and seeing your work through to completion. From proposal writing basics to grant management strategy, each webinar provides you with specific, detailed information about some of the most important grant-related topics.

Webinars are so easy--no classes to attend and all sessions are in compact, info-filled virtual learning events. This means you can fit webinars around your schedule using your time to learn some of the finer points and best practices for writng effective grant proposals.

Online grant proposal writing webinars are mini-workshops for the busy non-profit professional

Each online learning event includes a 45-minute presentation and a 15-minute Q&A session so you can get instant feedback. Can’t watch a webinar at the scheduled time or want to review the material? All registrants receive access to a recording of the course for 60 days.

We pride ourselves on providing true experts in the field for your benefit. Each webinar is developed and delivered by a trainer that has taught hundreds of grant workshops and courses and won millions of dollars of funding. Learn more about our training staff.

Training courses and workshops that are affordable, effective and convenient

Webinars start at just $79 for a single attendee or $149 for a group of 2-10 people. Whether you’re new to the world of grants or a seasoned pro, our webinars can help you and your team get ahead!

Our mission is to give private and public nonprofit organizations the tools and knowledge for securing grant funding to improve communities. This includes the early stages of planning and preparing to write the proposal culminating in the writing itself, as well as strategies to manage the grant once its awarded. The Grantsmanship Center’s courses and workshops are based on our specialist, expert knowledge of the process, expertise acquired while leading the field for nearly 50 years. We offer practical advice and guidance to give your nonprofit the best chance of success.

Discover more and get started on your journey today

We have a ton of resources to help you learn the whole process for writing successful grant proposals.  (There's much more to it than writing! That's why we don't use the misnomer 'grantwriting.') Simply answer a few simple questions and we can point you to the best tools to help you get underway. Our simple questionnaire will guide you to the most suitable resources in our catalogue. From there you can sign up for courses and take the first steps to write a grant proposal from planning to through completion--making positive impact in your community!

You can also get in touch with our team and we'll be happy to discuss your requirements and help you choose the right course. Email is the best way to connect with one of our team members: We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have and provide all the information you need to make an informed decision.