Funded! Essentials of Grant Writing for the Human Services: Advanced Skills

By Richard Hoefer

Developed in collaboration with social worker Richard Hoefer, this course equips participants with the knowledge and skillsets they need to apply for grants and funding within the helping professions. Part II introduces social workers to advanced skills related to grant writing.

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  • Self-Paced
  • 3 Credits
  • Timely Material
  • Expert Faculty

About the Course

After taking this course, you will be able to:


  • Research applicable grant opportunities provided by foundations and government entities.
  • Create a logic model of the program you are proposing in line with grant opportunities being pursued.
  • Create a plan explaining how the selected program will be implemented in line with grant requirements.
  • Describe how an agency’s capacity and capabilities will be sufficient to run the program successful for the length of the funding provided.

You will earn 3 credits by completing this course.


Please note: Accreditation not available in New York, New Jersey, or West Virginia.


Richard Hoefer, Ph.D. is Professor at the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). He publishes frequently regarding social work leadership, nonprofit administration, advocacy, social policy, grant writing, and program evaluation. Dr. Hoefer is a consultant in private practice, helping nonprofit organizations become more effective and efficient as they achieve their missions. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR), and the American Evaluation Association (AEA). Dr. Hoefer is the founding and long-time editor of several academic journals, including the Journal of Policy Practice and Research.