BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

IHWA-382 - Proposal Writing in Health and Addictions - 3.00 Credits

IHWA-382 - Proposal Writing in Health and Addictions - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This is a project-based course which explores the process of grant proposal development and responding to proposal funding opportunities. This course will also explore viable and fundable projects, research and assess possible funding sources, funder relationships, proposal writing, budget development, and prepare a full proposal package. Students will examine the nonprofit philanthropic environment and become familiar with the tools and resources available to help them seek funds for their projects, institutions, or causes. The course aims to improve proposal writing and research skills and case studies to illuminate strategic questions in developing projects and writing grant proposals. This course is targeted for those who are employed and/or have administrative experience and work in the health and addictions field.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Indigenous Holistic Wellness and Addictions Advanced Diploma - IHWA Courses
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2025 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL-110 , STAT-203 , and Business writing experience or permission of instructor
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: 

    • identify effective proposal writing techniques;

    • collaborate and work in teams;

    • develop proposal outlines and templates;

    • produce a letter of inquiry and write effective emails;

    • problem-solve proposal development;

    • create a health or addictions proposal with introduction, problem statement, objectives, project description, evaluation plan, and budget; and;

    • practice communication skills (written and verbal) and manage conflict.

    Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T,W,TH,F,SA8:00AM - 5:00PM13 Apr 202503 May 2025