CITI Programs "Essentials of Grant Proposal Development" Course Available for Faculty

December 01, 2021
Submitted By: Anne Berry

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) has subscribed to CITI Program’s course "Essentials of Grant Proposal Development" to provide a grant writing training opportunity for junior faculty new to grants, and for seasoned faculty looking for a refresher course. This series of online learning modules contains videos, exercises, resources, and examples.

  • Topics Covered Include:
  • Finding and Selecting Funding Opportunities
  • Crafting a Proposal Development Plan
  • Creating the Proposal Narrative
  • Tables, Forms, and Documents
  • Preparing the Budget and Budget Justification
  • Understanding the Proposal Review Process

How to Access the Course:

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Log into your CITI Program account. (Make sure you have added University of Hartford as your institutional affiliation.)

Step 3: Beside University of Hartford, click on “View Courses.”

Step 4: Scroll down to the bottom of the page where it says “Learner Tools for University of Hartford.” Click “Add a course.”

Step 5: On the “Select Curriculum” page, fill out questions 1-6 (Note: only question 3 is required).

Step 6: Under question 6, Essentials of Grant Proposal Development (EGPD) it asks, “Would you like to take the Essentials of Grant Proposal Development course?” Select “Yes.”

Step 7: Complete the modules at your own pace.


For additional resources, visit OSP's Grant Writing webpage below.