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Community Development – Planning Promotional Programs and Seeking Funding

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Community Development - Planning Promotional Programs and Seeking Funding is the last in a series of free online courses that will help you plan promotional programs for your community project and assist you in getting funding for the project.

    Using community health as a springboard for understanding community development you will be taken through the process of planning a health promotion program. Starting with a situational assessment and goal setting you will learn how to create specific promotional objectives and outcomes, choose appropriate strategies and resources, and set indicators for measuring the success of the promotion.

    The course then takes you through the process of seeking funding for your community development project. You will learn to how identify possible sources of funding and develop a project plan to use as a basis for applying for that funding. You will also learn how to manage the process of developing the funding proposal, how to package the proposal, how to submit it for consideration and how to follow up after submission. Sample documents and worksheets for the various steps are included with the course.

    This course will be of great interest to professionals or volunteers working in community development and with community organisations. It will also be of interest to learners who would like to know more about community development and its role in changing and improving local communities.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:

    - Explain the importance of planning and managing a promotional program;
    - List the six stages of needed to conduct a situations assessment;
    - Identify the different types, gathering methods and sources of data;
    - Discuss ways of organising and synthesizing the data;
    - Explain the purpose of and the process for creating outcome objectives;
    - Identify and elaborate on outcome indicators;
    - Explain the reason for developing the program plan before seeking funding;
    - Identify the key information areas that come out of the program plan;
    - Identify and research potential funders;
    - Outline the content of each section of the proposal;
    - Explain the purpose of the executive summary;
    - List the key areas in technical writing skills.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 3 )
  • COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - PLANNING PROMOTIONAL PROGR...
  • Community Development – Planning Promotional Programs and Seeking Funding - Resource Documents
  • Module 1: Planning Health Promotion Programs
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Manage the Planning Process
    • Conduct a Situational Assessment
    • Set Goals, Audiences and Outcome Objectives
    • Choose Strategies and Activities and Assign Resources
    • Develop Indicators
    • Review the Plan
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Seeking Funding for Community Projects
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Developing the Program Plan
    • Seeking Funding
    • Manage the Proposal Development Process
    • Developing Your Proposal
    • Producing and Packaging the Proposal
    • Submitting the Proposal and Follow-up
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 3: Community Development - Promotional Programs and Funding Assessment
    • Planning Promotional Programs and Seeking Funding Assessment
Topics List ( 8 )
Module 1: Planning Health Promotion Programs
This module provides the tools and techniques necessary to manage and plan a promotion campaign in the community development area. It takes you through step by step from the situational assessment and goal setting to the reviewing the plan for completeness.
Topics List ( 8 )
Module 2: Seeking Funding for Community Projects
This module will walk you through the process of seeking funding for community projects, from firming out your project plan and identifying possible funding sources to developing and submitting the proposal.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 3: Community Development - Promotional Programs and Funding Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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