Grants Management

Date: 20 - 24 August 2018

Venue:  Strathmore University

Investment: KES 85,000/USD 850



This course is designed to train participants on the practice of good Grants management. The course will equip participants with the ability to understand the Primary functional areas of Grants Management. The Grants Management Cycle will also be explored in depth.



To enable participants appreciate the emerging issues and trends in the Grants

Management Process.



Top and Middle level managers of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), State Corporations and other donor funded institutions.



1. Introduction: Fundamentals of Grants Management


2. Grants Management Cycle, Role, Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Planning
  • Proposal Submission
  • Award of Grant
  • Implementation
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Amendments
  • Reporting
  • Close out


3. Types of Grants, Applications and the Obligating documents

  • In-kind
  • Standard
  • Mixed


4. Compliance:

Who to comply with and ease of compliance

  • Donor compliance
  • Legislative compliance
  • Accounting Standards and Practices
  • Community and cultural Compliance
  • Key Departmental Compliance Areas in Donor Fund Management:
  • Financial Reporting Document
  • Procurement Procedures
  • Travel and Per diems
  • Human Resource Management
  • M and E and Impact Assessment


5. Contract Amendments

  • Types of Amendments
  • Necessitating Reasons
  • How to manage and carry through successively


6. Reporting

  • Financial
  •  Narrative
  • Evaluations
  • Amendments


7. Internal Control Systems

  • Procedures and Processes
  • Risks and Mitigation

8. Fundraising, budgeting and costing


9. Partnership and Consortia

  • Reasons
  • Managing
  • Problem area to watch


10. Co-Financing and Multi Donor Funding

  • Sources and Reasons
  • Managing the intricacies varied compliance issues
  • Own /community cost contribution 




To register, click here.




The total fee for this course is KSH 85,000.



Fees Paid in Cash should be deposited into:

Bank details

Name: Strathmore University

Bank: Standard Chartered Bank

Account Number: 0102044844000 (KES): 8702044844000 (USD)

Branch: Karen

Swift Code: SCBLKENX

Admission number code: 99020#1027

  • Fees Paid By Cheque: Nairobi cheques can be paid directly to Strathmore University, but ONLY if the cheque is a banker’s cheque. Payments by personal cheques are not allowed.
  • Bank deposit slips should be completed in duplicate: the top copy is kept by the bank; the
  • Second copy should be given to the University Cashier, who will issue a receipt for it. 




1. Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 20% of the total sum of the course fee.

2. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

3. No refunds will be made 13 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.




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Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200