● To learn about the significance of non-profit organization’s securing funds through
writing a grant proposal.
● To develop basic skills in writing a grant proposal.
● To develop and improve persuasive writing in communicating with people working in the
field of human services.
Instructions for preparing for your proposal
● Imagine that you work for a non-profit organization and have an opportunity to compete
for a grant (up to $10,000) to develop a program or conduct needs assessment for the
future program development in an area of interest to you. Using the information provided
in the textbook and the Powerpoint slides, and review the sample grant proposals that
you analyzed, write a grant proposal convincing the grant review panels of a hypothetical
funding agency to which you would send your proposal to request funds.

Grant proposal