Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on Grants Management

Course Overview

The Training Course on Grants Management is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage grants throughout their lifecycle. This comprehensive course covers key topics ranging from grant proposal development to post-award management and compliance. Participants will learn best practices, tools, and strategies to optimize grant funding utilization, ensure compliance with regulations, and maximize impact.

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, participants will:

  • Understand grant management fundamentals, terminology, and stakeholders.
  • Learn grant proposal development, including needs assessment and budgeting.
  • Explore strategies for identifying funding sources aligned with organizational priorities.
  • Master effective grant application techniques for higher success rates.
  • Learn post-award best practices, including budget monitoring and compliance.
  • Emphasize stakeholder communication and collaboration throughout the grant lifecycle.
  • Discover tools for streamlining grant management and enhancing efficiency.
  • Gain knowledge of ethical considerations and compliance requirements.

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Grants Management

  • What is grants management?
  • Grants management and project development
  • Key grants-related terminologies

Overview of Project Award Types

  • Grants
  • Contracts
  • Cooperative Agreements
  • Subcontracts

Types of Grants

  • In-kind
  • Standard
  • Mixed

Module 2: Grants Lifecycle

  • Pre-Award activities
  • Planning
  • Proposal Submission
  • Award of Grant
  • Post-Award activities
  • Implementation
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Amendments
  • Reporting
  • Close out

Elements of Grants Application

  • Grants Preparation and Planning
  • Developing Goals, and Objectives
  • Finalizing and Submitting Grants Application

Module 3: Grants Budgeting

  • Introduction to Grants Budgeting
  • Grants Budget Elements
  • Budget Development
  • Budget Management

Accounting Essentials for Grant

  • Accounting multiple grants/ awards
  • Tracking of matching funds
  • Accounting for in-kind contributions
  • Developing account code structure

Module 4: Compliance

  • Financial and procurement rules
  • Contractual agreement
  • Donor compliance
  • Legislative compliance
  • Accounting Standards and Practices
  • Community and cultural Compliance

Module 5: Contract Management

  • Contract assessment
  • Contract negotiation
  • Contract management

Module 6: Internal Control in Grants Management

  • Control environment
  • Risk assessment
  • Control activities
  • Information and communication
  • Monitoring activities

Module 7: Grants Reporting

  • Financial
  • Narrative
  • Evaluations
  • Amendments

Note: This outline provides a general structure for the training. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 22, 2024 Jul 26, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Aug 26, 2024 Aug 30, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Sep 30, 2024 Oct 04, 2024 Nairobi $ 350 Register
Nov 04, 2024 Nov 08, 2024 Nairobi $ 350 Register
Dec 09, 2024 Dec 13, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 01, 2024 Jul 05, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Aug 05, 2024 Aug 09, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Sep 09, 2024 Sep 13, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Oct 14, 2024 Oct 18, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Nov 18, 2024 Nov 22, 2024 Online $ 350 Register

Registration Process

Enrolling in our training programs is effortless! Upon submitting your details on the course registration link, a representative will get in touch with the relevant information.

Group Discounts

Boost your team's skills and maximize value with our attractive group discounts. Enroll 3 or more participants and enjoy significant discounts on any of our training programs.

Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

Tailor-Made Course

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