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Drake offers grant writing and management certificate program

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Lance Noe

Individuals seeking the skills for excellence in grant writing and management are invited to explore the new Certificate in Grant Writing and Management offered by the Drake University Center for Professional Studies.

The program is designed for those who are seeking a comprehensive grant writing and management learning experience that goes beyond brief how-to sessions.

The program meets eight days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. between July 19 and Aug. 5. Sessions will be held in the Zimpleman Graduate and Professional Education Center at Drake’s Aliber Hall, 2847 University Ave.

Lance Noe, director of the Center for Professional Studies, will be the instructor. He teaches graduate-level grant writing at Drake University and has experience writing grants ranging in size from local community and foundation grants to multimillion-dollar federal grants.

  • The certificate program will focus on critical aspects of grant writing and management, including:
  • Developing a creative and sustainable grants strategy
  • Finding and evaluating quality grant/investment partners
  • How to design a creative project that is measurable and sustainable
  • The impact of an effective mission statement with quality goals, objectives and budget
  • The critical role of evaluation
  • Developing a plan for effective and efficient grant management
  • Creating a grant application with good design, strong writing and a management plan

The cost of this comprehensive certificate program is $975 and includes all learning materials.

For more information or to enroll, visit the website of Drake Center for Professional Studies website or call the center at 515-271-2592.