Grant and Proposal Writing - Virtual Workshop

UNBC Grant Writing course

This highly interactive 12-hour workshop will engage the learner in the proposal writing field to procure granting funds. 

Through constant interaction, feedback and thought provoking exercises during the two days, students will obtain the skills to be able to create unique and well planned project proposals that address a current challenge within an group/society/community, while meeting the criteria of the funding organization.

About the Instructor

Julie Bowser lives in the Cariboo Chilcotin and has over 25+ years of administration experience in adult education. The past 10 years of her professional career focused on writing successful contract and/or grant proposals for program/project development and implementation.

In 2014 Thompson Rivers University awarded Julie their Distinguished Service Award for her work in developing non-traditional innovative programming to address learning challenges faced in rural communities.

This course consistently receives excellent reviews and will cover the steps needed for writing a successful grant/contract proposal.

Course Topics

  • Terminology, acronyms and three-letter words
  • Relationships/Partnerships (How important are they?)
  • Economic Sustainability within your Proposal – (think with the future in mind)
  • Proposal Writing Steps
    • Identifying the Project Challenge/Need for the Proposal
    • Describing the Context
    • Vision/ Setting Goals
    • Benefits
    • Deliverables / Work Tasks
    • Success Criteria / Outputs
    • Deadlines
    • Cost/Budget
  • Proposal Writing Tips (Do’s and Don’ts)
  • Proposal Evaluation and Follow-up
Virtual Classroom
Spring 2024
Date & Time:
1 Mar 2024 to 2 Mar 2024
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm PST
Instructor: Price:
Registration Deadline:
February 20, 2024

Course Prerequisites

Students should be prepared to devote 100% of their time to this workshop as he/she will be expected to participate in a variety of online classroom exercises. Willingness to be a participant in group activities. Have access to internet and webcam.


Course Cancellations

Please note that courses may be cancelled at any time due to low enrolment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.