Grant writing is the process of completing applications for financial grants, which are non-repayable funds, provided by
organizations such as government departments, corporations, and philanthropic foundations
This training for grant writing workshop was designed for leaders of youth-led community organizations including organizations
with youthdisabilities in Mwanza.
Grant writing training consist of didactic sessions presented over a 2 days’ time-period and the intent of these trainings was to
provide a broad overview on the grant writing process. The topics covered in this training were fundamentals of good grant
writing, general preparation of the grant application (i.e., specific aims, research design, budgets, analysis of reviews and
strategies for rebuttal and re-application), roles and responsibilities of the Program Officer and of the Administrator, and an
overview about the various available funding mechanisms.