May 02

Grant Writing 101

Event Details

May 2, 2023


The three-hour webinar will begin at 9 a.m.
Registrants will be mailed the Zoom link on April 28.

Event Contact
Keith Knapp
InTrans, Iowa LTAP


Grant Writing 101, a three-hour webinar, will provide hands-on training in seeking and writing successful transportation grant applications. Note that this is a general grant writing course and not related to any specific transportation grant currently open to applications.


County secondary roads staff, city public works staff, consultants, and any other support staff that might be involved with grant writing are encouraged to register for this course offered online by Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach staff.


Grant Writing 101 will be presented by Jane Nolan Goeken, Community and Economic Development Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. She has 35 years of experience writing and reviewing grant applications and working with various federal, state, local, and private foundation grant programs. Goeken will assist workshop participants in exploring various public and private funding sources, provide instruction and tips on planning projects, and writing successful grant applications.


  1. Introduction
  2. Planning a project
  3. Finding grant opportunities
  4. BREAK
  5. Components of a grant application
  6. Grant review exercise
  7. Top 10 tips for writing successful grant applications