Event—Adult Education

Grant Writing for Nonprofits


Get personalized training on a skill that is essential for many nonprofit professionals.

Man seated at a desk writing. There is a kerosene lamp and small piles of paper on the desk, as well as a rack on the edge of the desk, holding more papers.

Man seated at a desk writing, 1948. Photo by Russell Lee, part of the CB&Q archives. Call number: CB&Q.A-5 Granger 1410

Class Description

This four-session writing class provides in-depth grant writing training, from identifying potential funders and grant opportunities to crafting impactful case statements and submission of full applications. Specifically designed for nonprofit professionals, this class will provide personalized guidance to participants as they develop the key skills needed for writing a successful grant proposal.

A cultural historian and lecturer, Emilie M. Brinkman holds a PhD in European history from Purdue University. With more than a decade of grant writing experience, she currently serves as Senior Director of Grants at Cincinnati Museum Center.

Materials List

No required materials and no first reading assignment.

Cost and Registration

Four sessions, $215 ($193.50 for Newberry members, seniors, and students). Learn about becoming a member.

To register multiple people for this class, please go through the course calendar in Learning Stream, our registration platform. When you select the course and register, you’ll be prompted to add another registrant.


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