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Federal Grant Writing: From Request to Submission

Federal Grant Writing: From Request to Submission

A 6-module eLearning course to take the fear out of applying for federal funding

In this Federal Grant Writing e-learning course, grant expert Cyndi MacKenzie, will share tools, techniques, and expertise that have helped her win over $32 million in resources for her clients.

Whether you’re new to grant writing or want to sharpen your skills, these six sessions will show you how to approach your application to give your organization the greatest odds of success. You will learn how to:

  • Create your grant outline
  • Review the Request for Proposal or Funding Opportunity Announcement
  • Manage personnel and personalities in collaborative applications
  • Assign tasks for completing the proposal
  • Understand the importance of the budget
  • Write for maximum points
  • Prioritize Attachments
This course is of value to nonprofits of all sizes, healthcare facilities, and social service agencies aiming to receive federal funding. This online course is essential for grant managers, grant assistants, program managers and consultants that.

All course participants will receive 7 GPCI Credits.

Course Outline

Module 1: Where to Start
Module 2: Budget
Module 3: Population, Need and Goal Setting
Module 4: Program Creation and Organizational Capacity
Module 5: Performance Measurement 
Module 6: Attachments and Compliance
Final Quiz

Course Availability

You can participate in this course at your own pace, which gives you complete control over when and where you choose to engage with the training.


  • Students 1-5: $395 each
  • Students 6+: $95 each additional student


Cyndi MacKenzie
Grant Professional Certified, has won over $32 million in resources with her clients. With 17 years in the field, Cyndi offers ethical services to non-profits of all sizes including prospect research, board development, strategic planning, grant writing and management, budget creation and post-award consultation. Cyndi has been a reviewer for federal, state, and local proposals.
As a Grant Professional Approved Trainer, Cyndi provides webinars, in-person and customized trainings on topics ranging from grant readiness to uniform guidance compliance.Cyndi is a Grant News contributing author and Co-Chair of the GPA Ethics Committee. She has offices in Florida and Maine.