Testimonials

I had originally planned to take a 2-day seminar … I am so glad I decided to take this course instead.

I had originally planned to take a 2-day seminar on this topic. I am so glad I decided to take this course instead. It was a much better use of my time. -Paula J. Maixner, Las Vegas, NV

By far one of the BEST online courses I have ever taken.

By far one of the BEST online courses I have ever taken. I only wish I would have had this valuable info sooner. -L-Ikera Retzloff, Clark County Law Foundation, Las Vegas, NV

E.L. Cord Foundation gave us $25,000 from my final assignment (Lesson 2.03) …

The E.L. Cord Foundation gave us $25,000 from my final assignment (Lesson 2.03) in your class. This past Spring, I took your grant writing basics online class. It has been absolutely invaluable to me. So far, I have heard from 2 grantors that I recently submitted proposals to. Both were funded! Thank You!!!! -Vinny Ribas, Disability Resources, Sparks, NV
I submitted 3 pre-formatted grant proposals earlier this year for our ‘Public Restrooms for the Homeless’ and received all three. I credit your course for the insight it provided. I enjoyed your course immensely. Your course has given me the knowledge and confidence to construct a grant proposal. I am very grateful, as I have acquired a great deal of information from your course. -Scott Morehouse, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
 I just wanted to let you know that I received my first grant of $8,000. Thank you so much for all the help. I couldn’t have done it without this class. -Michelle Gorelow, Las Vegas, NV

I enjoyed using the course content to guide me in a real exploration of potential funding for a personal dream. It kept me moving my idea forward.  If not for the course, I most likely would have shelved it.  I still might, but for now the dream lives on. The greatest benefits were working at my own pace on my own schedule is paramount in my busy life. I stalled out completely during my daughters’ basketball finals and picked up on it again when things settled down.  -Paula Watt, Product Development Professional, Ashtabula, OH

What I like most is the convenience of working from home at your own pace. This is especially important to me because I have a toddler at home that keeps me busy along with my 13 year old. -Monica Dodd-Gray, North Las Vegas, NV

What I like most is the feedback on every lesson. It was extremely helpful. The biggest benefit I got out of this class is the grant format.  The format was extremely helpful and easy to follow. One thing that surprised me was how much easier writing a grant is when you utilize this format.  -Peter McCoy, Las Vegas, NV

What I liked most were: 1) The initial presentation or introduction by the Instructor was very helpful. Also, his availability, if needed. 2) Grant writing resources given with the class. 3) Feedback on assignments. The most important things I learned were: 1) Format for grant construction. 2) Correct terminology to use in grant body. 3) Resources for grant writers. -Dr. Emma B. Johnson, San Antonio, Texas

I appreciated the amount of real information versus theoretical that was provided … also, the flexibility of the online format. I gained the confidence and knowledge that I could write a grant if needed. -Suann Lester, Las Vegas, NV

What I liked most was the instructor gave great feedback. One technique I can apply now is search for funders whose goals are similar to my organization. The biggest benefit I got out of this class is actually writing a proposal. -Judy Kuehling, Henderson, NV

I liked that I could work at my own pace, but I also liked that there was structure to the course.  It made you feel like you were really accomplishing something as you completed each assignment. I learned a lot but if I had to say just one important thing, I would say the most important thing is to pay attention to the funding announcement and comply with all the details. I believe I am now ready to write my first grant! -Maxcine Blackwell, Las Vegas, NV

The greatest benefit was working at my own pace.  My schedule varies and is hectic and I could fit in my course work according to my ever changing schedule. The most valuable lesson(s) learned were the format to be used and to be thorough but not verbose in my proposal.  Know what the funder is looking for and speak to their needs as much as your own needs for the grant. -Virginia Streit, Las Vegas, NV

I have been interested for some time in the Grant Writing process. It was my wife that encouraged me to take the class. What I will take away is having the information that is outlined in the Kiritz template. -Robert Meddaugh, MFT, LADC, CPGC, Henderson, NV

What I will take away from the class is the actual writing of the grant proposal and having someone review it with suggestions on how to improve it. I now have a clue about grant writing … -Russell Smith, Las Vegas, NV

I feel that grant writers are needed at a greater demand. I wanted to have a skill that I could provide to my current employer and this was the perfect medium for me to learn this skill. I feel that I am more competent on what is required when writing a grant and that I am confident that I will be able to help my employer write grants as needed. -Gretchen Kuchta, North Las Vegas, NV

Thank you very much for teaching such an informative (and easy to take) online class. -Wendy Mason, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Thanks for your input and the great course. -Terry Cook, SAFD, Inc, Coeur d’ Alene, ID

Testimonials About The 30-Day Grant Writing Fast Track (Included With The Course)

I really liked the easy to follow and concise lessons. I was given a lot of great information in a short amount of time.
Benjamin Holland
Reno, NV

I like the way you provide the main points of grant writing. I’ve read books as well as taken classes on grant writing. I am a new grant writer. I am currently writing a grant for a youth program. The secrets you provided have help me write this grant in the correct format. I also have searched and have spent hours searching foundations; if I had used the key words as you suggest, it would have cut down on some of the time I spent searching.
Sharon Hughes-Foltin
Matteson, IL

I am brand spanking new to the whole notion of grant writing, and not a little intimidated and overwhelmed. Your Secrets in audio clip format are helping ease my anxiety and beginning to build up my confidence.
Beverly Stanley
Brandon, FL

What I liked most about Secrets 16-23 was how to use the Law of Surplus. This had not occurred to me before. What also surprised me is that even someone with no experience (like Phil’s mom) can have success.
Armando Moncada
Glendale, CA

I was surprised by how clueless I was. What I liked most are the tips, organization, scanned forms and guidelines.
Zari Alipour
Los Angeles, CA

I am brand spanking new to the whole notion of grant writing and not a little intimidated and overwhelmed. Your Secrets in audio clip format are helping ease my anxiety and beginning to build up my confidence. The very best part of the Fast Track series is the ability to listen (and re-listen) at my pace, on my schedule.
Beverly Stanley
Brandon, FL

Unlike many educational programs, this program’s secrets seem to apply to realistic situations.
Jenifer Chang
Las Vegas, NV

Secrets are short, precise and keep my attention easily. 🙂
Doriann Stubbs
Orem, UT

I liked the advice about how to turn a failure into a success. When you think of grant writing as being a long term, multi-step process, an initial rejection doesn’t seem so awful. It really is about building relationships.
Sue Kolar
Las Vegas, NV

What I liked most is making grant writing seem accessible and not mysterious. Steps provided helped put my desire to help a program in a more definable process. I liked that each secret had a personal story or examples that went along with the secret, particularly the 15 second elevator pitch story with Bill Gates.  It makes the material understandable and enjoyable.
Karla Nolan
Las Vegas, NV

I liked that it was not overwhelming. It gave an idea of why you should look into grant writing to help grow your ideas and did not just throw you into immediately writing a proposal.  It was easy to follow and had a good flow. I liked that each secret had a personal story or examples that went along with the secret, particularly the 15 second elevator pitch story with Bill Gates.  It makes the material understandable and enjoyable.
Brianne Musselwhite
West Sayville, NY

One important thing I learned was that grant writing is a linear and non linear activity.
Munazza Abbas
Las Vegas, NV

One technique I can apply right now is making personal contact with foundations and individuals prior to submission of grants.
Laura Yarus
King George, VA

One thing that I really liked was the information about surplus. I never even thought about asking for what they have an abundance of instead of asking for money. Great information,keep it coming! THANKS!
Bryant Blazio
Las Vegas, NV

More Testimonials …

  • Thank you very much for teaching such an informative (and easy-to-take) online class.
  • I enjoyed your course immensely. I submitted 3 proposals earlier this year and received funding on all three. I credit your course for the insight it provided.
  • This past spring I took your online grant writing class. It has been absolutely invaluable to me. So far I have heard from 2 grantors that I recently submitted proposals to. Both were funded! Thank You!!!!
  • What I liked the most is that I could take this class and learn very valuable information and do it at my own pace.
  • The format was user friendly.
  • Great class! I learned a lot. Thanks for your help!
  • This class has been one of the most worthwhile endeavors! I learned all that I wanted to learn and more. I feel I can write a successful grant.
  • I enjoyed taking the class while working on a grant at work.
  • This is a good class. I have learned a lot. I feel much more comfortable writing a grant proposal. Thanks!
  • The responsiveness and feedback of the instructor were greatly appreciated.
  • The workload was just right…relevant, but not overwhelming. It didn’t take a whole semester!
  • I liked working at my own pace.
  • I loved using e-mail to complete all the course work.
  • The text and study questions were very helpful.
  • I learned even more than I thought I would. Great instructor and excellent class syllabus.