Course Description

Learn and apply established methods of planning, writing and revising proposals through study, practice, peer and instructor feedback, and assignments. Topics include; types of proposals, uncovering the needs of the funder, and finding funding sources (grants). You will have the opportunity to prepare a proposal based on your workplace, non-profit organization, research, or interests. The completed proposal will be evaluated as part of the course mark. Formerly: WRI 280 Writing Effective Proposals for Grants, Sales and Funding

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify different types of proposals
  • Apply standard writing steps in preparing proposals
  • Plan, write and revise a letter of inquiry and a proposal
  • Identify audience, purpose and requirements, and select appropriate writing style and form
  • Write commonly used components of proposals
  • Recognize how style and form are as important in written communication as the message


Formerly: WRI 280 Writing Effective Proposals for Grants, Sales and Funding

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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Apr 14, 2020 to Jun 08, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $595.00
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Reading List / Textbook
Title: The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need
Author: Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox
Publisher: Basic Books 
Edition: Fourth 
ISBN-10: 0465058930
ISBN-13: 978-0465058938 
Recommended Texts
Title: The Copy-editor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications Author: Amy Einsohn Publisher: University of California Press Edition: 3 ISBN-10: 0520271564 ISBN-13: 978-0520271562
Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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