Program managers, Finance and non-finance managers, administrative staff of grant-receiving/ granting organizations, administrators, sub-recipients, or persons involved in grants related activities and responsibilities within an organization or civil society organizations. Anyone involved with the administration of grants or grant-funded programs.
Identify and understand the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects
Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions
Understand the donor requirements in relation to supporting documents, correct procurement of goods and services and meeting financial reporting requirements
Managing multiple-funded programs
Understand proposal writing, project planning, and problem analysis
Prepare a donor financial report to match with a project narrative report
Describe the phases in the grant management cycle clarify key responsibilities and routines needed for successful grant management
Identify the requirements for closing off a donor grant
Manage the relationship with donors, head office and implementing partners with greater confidence
Appreciate the contribution of the different functions within the organization (program and project staff) and cultivate good work relationship between the teams, finance and program staff working closely for Successful grant management
Develop Grants management planning implementation and reporting tools
Develop Proposal writing skills, Project Planning and Project problem analysis
Overview of Grants Management Cycle
Basic concepts in grant management
Key challenges in grant management
The grant management lifecycle
Grant management plan
Module 2: Proposal Writing
Project proposal writing
Project problem analysis
Grant Award Contract
Fundraising Tips, Implementation, Compliance
Responsibilities and routines in grant management
The flow of donor funds
Assessing the terms and conditions in grant agreements
Grant agreements, and accounting and procurement systems
Complying with donor reporting requirements
Managing key relationships for successful grant management
Personnel &Staff Issues (Ethics): Contracts, Time Sheets, Travel & Per diem: Itinerary, assigning, Assets & Inventory Management, Co-Financing
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
IRES has a firm belief that every organization has a unique purpose only they can fulfil in this world. We work with you in organizing your resources to exploit opportunities so that you can fulfil your purpose and realize full potential.