Grant Writing

Category: Budgeting and Accounting

The University of Iowa College of Public Health's Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center (UMPHTC), in cooperation with the Iowa Counties Public Health Association (ICPHA), has developed a series of practiced-based educational programs targeted toward new public health administrators and nursing administrators. The programs are part of the Institute's continuing effort to provide training to strengthen the skills and knowledge of the current public health workforce.

Intended Audience

public health administrators and nurse administrators who are relatively new in their positions (3 years or less) and who seek to enhance their skills and knowledge.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identifygrant-awarding organizations in Iowa
  • Describethe steps involved in preparing a grant application
  • Describethe resources needed in preparing a grant application
  • Discussthe reporting obligations once a grant is awarded
  • Discussthe implications of grant awards to agency budgets

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals identified:

Domain 7: Financial Planning and Management Skills

  • 7A4. Describes public health funding mechanisms (e.g., categorical grants, fees, third-party reimbursement, tobacco taxes)
  • 7A6. Provides information for proposals for funding (e.g., foundations, government agencies, corporations)
  • 7B8. Prepares proposals for funding (e.g., foundations government agencies, corporations).

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Jane Schadle, RNC, MSHA

Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

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Creation and/or update

September 19, 2013