Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations

Program Courses

To earn the Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations certificate in any track, students must complete four courses. 


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Professional Development Programs

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Fundraising
PHIL_NP 380-0 Grantsmanship for the Research Professional *Elective

This executive education-style workshop course teaches and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, preparation, writing, and submission to Researchers engaged in research as well as Research Administrators responsible for pursuing grant opportunities. Strategies for developing grant proposals that support both hypothesis-driven and need-based empirical research activities will be presented, with a focus on opportunities from government, corporate, and foundation sectors. The course is appropriate for Researchers at all levels (trainees through early/mid-career faculty) and Research Administrators conducting or supporting research in the biological, clinical, life sciences, medical and natural sciences; physical sciences and mathematics; social and behavioral sciences; engineering; law; and education. Topics covered in this two-day workshop course include: Grant Resources; Funding Agencies; Funding Opportunity Identification; Research Program Development; Pre- and Post-Award Compliance Primer; Proposal Planning; Proposal Components; Writing the Specific Aims and Narrative Sections; Budget Development; Review Process; Proposal Submission; and, Team Science.

Additional Information:

This is a two-day course offered during the Fall and Spring quarters.


This course is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.


Spring 2017 Sec #42
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Course Materials:

All course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class.

Start/End Dates Course Sync Time Building
05/22/17 - 05/23/17 MTu 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 406
Instructor Course Format Status CAESAR Course ID
Chicago Campus Open 38722