Grantsmanship Course to be Offered at USC Upstate, Starts March 6

February 8, 2012 at 3:01 pm

The Continuing Education Division at the University of South Carolina Upstate will be offering a special eight-week course on how to research, write and secure grant funding. Elaine Marshall, director of Sponsored Awards, will teach the course which will be held on Tuesday evenings, from 6 – 7:15 p.m., from March 6 – April 24, 2012 on the USC Upstate campus.

Community members, as well as USC Upstate faculty and staff, are invited to attend these classes.  The course will include how to search for grant funding; a grants “toolbox” and standard forms; a two-part discussion on writing grant proposals; developing grant budgets; foundation letters and proposals; federal proposals; and submission and follow-up.

There is no cost for USC Upstate’s faculty and staff to attend the program; however, members of the general public must pay $50 per session or $375 for all eight sessions. All attendees are responsible for purchasing the course’s two required textbooks, How to Say It: Grantwriting by Deborah S. Koch ($17.95), and Grant Writing DeMYSTiFieD by Mary Ann Payne ($22), available at the USC Upstate Bookstore or online.

Registration deadline is March 1, 2012. Registration forms and course outline are available online. Contact Elaine Marshall at (864) 503-5331 or emarshall@uscupstate.edu for further information.