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What’s The Difference Between A Grant Writing Training Vs. A Grant Writing Certification?

 

Hey, guys, Rodney Walker here, I want to share with you what is the difference between a grant writing training versus a grant writing certification? This is a question that I get quite often, so I want to address it. What's the difference? Now, when you have a grant writing training, a training is very specific to what you're trying to learn, and it's really training designed to help you to master a certain type of skill. And whatever the skill is, there are different areas of grant writing. There are so many areas in grant writing. And so when you when you're looking at actually doing this, you want to kind of take into consideration, you know, what is the training that I'm looking to go through? What is it going to be providing me? What exactly is it going to be teaching me? And there, like I said, so many different areas. So one is training you to learn a particular skill.

For instance, that skill may be teaching you how to do an effective grant writing budget, or I may...

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How Can You Become A Certified Grant Writer? Classes, Internship, Mentorship, Apprentices

 

Here's a vlog I did today! The entire transcription is on this page with some additional resources to help you. Enjoy!



Hey there, this is Rodney Walker and I will continue our conversation about what does it take to become a certified grant writer? Where do you go about learning this? How do you become one? Well, the good news is this. There are a lot of ways that you can learn how to become a certified grant writer. And I want to share with you some of the different options that you have.

You know, it's good having options. And I want to explain the different options so that you can kind of see which one works the best for you. Now, here's what I want to say to you about that. Whenever you're thinking about choosing any type of learning, you want to ask yourself some really good questions. Yes. You want to ask not only the institution or the individual that you be learning from,...

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Grant Writing For Beginners: Hacks To Writing A Grant Proposal Like A Rock Star

Here's a vlog I did today in the Grant Writing for Beginners series. The entire transcription is on this page with some additional resources to help you. Remember, we hall have to start somewhere, so just dive in and try the hacks I share in this and other post.



Hey guys, Rodney Walker here with Grant Central USA. Are you a grant writing beginner?  

Yes, a newbie just starting out clueless, not sure what to do. Well, I got some good news for you. I want to help you by sharing with you a growth hack. 

Hacks To Help You Become A Grant Writer

A growth hack to help you to write a grant like a grant writing rock star and get funded. I want to show you some things that you can do right now to start getting some strategies that will help you to win funding things that you can adapt and bring in to your own methodology of writing effective grant proposal. 

Today, I'm going to share with you hack number...

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Grant Writing: Turning a "No" into a "YES" with Your Request for Funding Support

Here's a vlog I did today! Here's the entire transcription on this page with some additional resources to help you. 



Hello, my friend. Rodney Walker here! Grant Central USA. Thank you for joining me. Got some wonderful information to share with you. Just for a few minutes to help you along on your grant writing journey

You Make An Embarrassing Mistake

This episode of Get Funded with Rodney, is designed to help you if you've already been writing grants to do a more effective job, especially if you've done like I've done before, which is uhh, bam! Aww, flat on your face! Yes, I've been there. It's never a good feeling when you write a grant proposal the first time and then you fall flat on your face. 

It doesn't feel good. I had that experience. In fact, not sure if you've heard my story, but when I first started doing grant...

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How An Educator Overcame Her Grant Writing Fears & You Can Too - Interview with Elizabeth Starr

 Join me by watching this interview with Elizabeth Starr. This educator had a desire to learn to write grant proposals for several years. I was honored to be able to help her accomplish her goal. Below is the transcription of our interview. Enjoy!



Rodney Walker Hi there, this is Rodney Walker of Get Funded with Rodney, and I'm super excited today to have a special guest. I'm happy to bring to you, Elizabeth Starr. Elizabeth just recently completed the Rising Star Grant Writing Coaching Program and the Trailblazer program. And I'm excited to bring her to you today. She's coming all the way from Toledo, Ohio. Welcome today, Miss Elizabeth. 

Elizabeth Starr Thank you, Rodney. Thank you so much. 

She's been an Educator

Rodney Walker I'm excited to have you today and have a background. I believe in education as well as in mental health. You were educated,...

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Do Clients Ask If You Are A Certified Grant Writer Or If You Have A Grant Writing Certification?

I've had a grant writing business since 2006. I'm addressing this topic to set the record straight and assist you in making a well-informed decision. Below are the transcriptions from a video talk I did on this matter. 


Hey guys, Rodney Walker here and today I wanted to address the question that comes to me quite often, and that is the question of Rodney:

I want to address that question in this video because this is a question that many of my students want to know because they're thinking about getting this skill and then they're thinking...

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Overcoming Tremendous Challenges & Setbacks To Become A Grant Writer + Landing A Job - Brooke Woods

I love seeing the underdog come up victorious. Brooke Woods' story will inspire you because she overcame several challenges and came up victorious to fulfill her goal of learning grant writing and securing a job in this industry in just a few months. I've placed a table of content below to make it easier for you to skip to the section that interest you most.



Rodney Walker This is Rodney Walker, and I'm so excited today to have a very special guest, actually a grant rising rock star who's coming to us all the way from Arizona. I'm happy to have none other than Brooke Woods. Brooke, welcome today. How are you? 

Brooke Woods Hi, everyone. I'm doing well. How are you doing, Rodney? 

Rodney Walker I'm doing great. I've been so excited about this opportunity for us to connect because those are some great...

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What Is A Grant Writing Certification and What Does It Mean To Be Certified?

The road to getting a Grant Writing Certification doesn't have to be hard or confusing. I've made this video transcription easy to navigate by adding a table of content for you.

Hey guys, Rodney Walker here, Grant Central, USA, Grant Writers Association and Get Funded with Rodney. I want to talk to you today because a lot of people come my way and they ask me questions like Rodney, “what is a grant writing certification” and “is it required?” And they ask me questions such as, you know, where do I go to get this and all that?

And I want to make some videos to address some of these questions to make it easy for you to be able to understand this whole thing so that it won't...

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How To Break Into Grant Writing By Landing The Right Grant Writing Internship

 

I've included direct links to some of the sections to make it easy for you to navigate this page considering its length and valuable information.

Are you ready to get a grant writing internship? Well, if so, get ready for how to land the right grant writing internship. We're so excited that you're here on today and going to be looking at grant writing internships, the ins and outs of it. So who is this for? This is for anyone interested in possibly pursuing a career in grant writing and learning more about the ins and outs of grant writing internships and what that entails. It's...

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How to Become a Certified, Effective Grant Writer

Grant writers are crucial to non-profit organizations. Financial institutions, government agencies, and charitable foundations don’t award grants based on need alone. Your grant writers must speak the language of these organizations and communicate why your non-profit deserves funding.

In a way, your grant writers’ writing ability and convincing power determines whether or not you can secure funding. As such, investing in their skills development is a wise business move for your organization. By helping your grant writers improve, you also increase your chances of securing funding for the causes you pursue.

At Grant Central USA, we offer apprenticeship, coaching, and certification programs to help non-profits upskill their grant writers. Our grant writing training services help you boost your success rate and get the funding you need.

Grant Writing Apprenticeship

Our Get Funded Inner Circle (GFIC) members can be invited to our apprenticeship and coaching programs....

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