Course Outline

Limited Fee-Free places are available. Please use this enrolment link to see if you are eligible and to enrol.

Funding via a grant, can be key in meeting the needs of your small business in changing times or the mission of your not-for-profit entity. CECC’s Granting Writing course offers a practical guide to grant writing. Our course is designed for those seeking to gain funding by applying for grants.

This informative grant writing course introduces students to the world of philanthropy, grant-making and grant-seeking. Understand the grant application process; from finding out what is available, to how to do your final acquittal and evaluation. You’ll learn step by step how grants from both the public and private sector are assessed and how to write a grant application that meets the requirements.

During your grant writing studies, you will also have the opportunity to ask questions and be part of a discussion on current developments in grants for small businesses and not-for-profit entities.

Ideal for..

Our Grant Writing Course is for first-time grant writers as well as those who have some experience and want an overview of the process, plus tips from a professional grant writer.


Understanding of the grant application process

What to bring

Note pad and pen/pencil

About your tutor

Our grant writing tutor, Keith Whelan, runs his own grants, tenders and funding consultancy, providing high level assistance to businesses, local governments, state governments, not for profit organisations and private enterprises, in planning for, and accessing extra income streams. He has taught Grant Writing workshops across the country and presented workshops on Corporate Social Responsibility to several business in the Sydney metro area.

Please refer to The Grants Guy on Facebook and on Twitter
His website is

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

  • Course testimonials
    Experienced tutor, fun and informative.