Public Health Financial Management

Course Description:

Funding public health activities is challenging, and having a team in place ready to respond to funding opportunities from government agencies and foundations is critical for success. Planning for Financial Success is designed to help you pull together the key elements needed for responding to funding opportunities. In this course, we will walk you through the process of preparing grant proposals with case examples, interactive exercises, and additional resources. This course will empower you to consider a more thorough process and funding strategy for the growth and sustainability of your agency, organization, or program team.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this training, you should be able to:

  • Describe the role grant writing plays in achieving your agency’s mission
  • Develop a strategic approach to streamline funding requests for long-term sustainability
  • Construct a clear and concise funding request
  • Recognize how your proposal will be reviewed using the grant guidelines
  • Review an unsuccessful submission for future funding opportunities

Target Audience

  • Public health professionals interested obtaining funding for public health projects and programs
  • Department heads, project and program managers, and other leaders of public health agencies and organizations


  • Web-based course;
  • includes interactive questions and quizzes.

Course Instructors

  • Luann D’Ambrosio, MEd Associate Director, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
  • Janell Blackmer, Center Operations Manager, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
Sponsor: Kansas TRAIN
Training Format: Online Course

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