Grantsmanship Workshops & Other Grantwriting Tips

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Who Should Attend?

For no cost, the Illinois Department of Human Services, Office of Grants Administration is now providing grant writing training to not for profit agencies, all government agency staff, staff of agencies under contract with any state agency in Illinois, and interested individuals. Nearly 3,000 staff from not-for-profit agencies across the State have participated in the class and nearly 1,000 have completed all three parts of this training.


Registration is now open. From November, 2014 through August, 2015 is the busiest season for grant writers. This is the season when funders are releasing funding announcements. Therefore, you are strongly encouraged to register immediately as this training is on a first come first serve basis.

How to Register

Register Online now to insure that you are enrolled in one of the upcoming cycles during 2015. The registration will remain open throughout 2015, and you will be notified by email as to the dates and times of your training.