Teaching & advising


I am offering the following course in Spring 2019: 

PA 795: Grant Writing and Management (MPA/MPP elective course)

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:
-seek, solicit, and receive grants from foundation and government sources to support public and nonprofit projects;
-manage grants effectively; and
-assess grant applications and oversee grantee projects.

The course assignments will include:
-Funding search
-Background narrative (why a program would be beneficial)
-Budget document and budget narrative
-Program narrative
-Grant management report
-Funder’s perspective: grant application assessment
-Funder’s perspective: grant evaluation
-Full grant proposal

The required book is:

Hall, Jeremy L. 2010. Grant Management: Funding for Public and Nonprofit Programs. Jones and Bartlett. ISBN: 9780763755270.


All other materials will be provided to students.


Getting a head start on your Martin School MPA/MPP Capstone: some guidance

Funding sources for PhD students (last edited September 2016)

Here is a list of external funding sources of relevance to public policy & administration Ph.D. students and ABDs (updated by Jue Young Mok in August 2016; most recent edit in September 2016):