Class Descriptions

Spark the Fire Grantwriting offers different classes for each level of learning - from novice to expert.



This 6-hour class is a comprehensive overview of grantwriting. Learn where to find funding, how to determine eligibility and likelihood of success, how to write a letter of interest and proposal, and how to build relationships with funders.



This 6-hour class is a writing retreat day where you get to take the skills you learned in Essential Grantwriting and spend the day writing a proposal with an expert by your side. It is a pre-requisite that you complete Essential Grantwriting.



This 2-day course combines Essential Grantwriting and Proposal Writing together for a 12-hour comprehensive course in grant writing. Receive a comprehensive grantwriting certificate at the end of the course.


the business of freelance grantwriting

This 6-hour class teaches everything you need to know about starting a freelance grantwriting business. Learn how to find and keep great clients.


3-day bootcamp certificate program

This three day class comprised of 24-hours of grantwriting instruction will provide you with the tools, skills, and resources needed to research, write, and manage grant proposals. Participants completing the grant writing program will receive a professional development certificate and 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Completion and presentation of grant proposal required to receive certificate. Registration is through Lower Columbia College in Longview, WA.


Certificate in Grantwriting Fundamentals

This 8-week class comprised of 16 hours of grantwriting instruction will run Tuesdays from October 16th through December 11th. This class will provide an in-depth study of grantwriting and prospect research providing students time in between classes to refine their proposal. Completion and presentation of grant proposal required to receive certificate. Registration is through Seattle Central College in Seattle, WA.