Getting Started with Grant Writing

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Course Description

Library budgets are shrinking. More libraries are turning to external funding, such as grants, to help fund special initiatives, projects, or services. Writing a grant proposal can be a daunting task to keep track of all the required forms and documents in addition to finding a funding source. Identify what makes up a strong grant proposal, the typical grant review process, and how to identify sources for funding.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Describe the elements of a grant proposal and the review process
  • Differentiate between types of grants and funders
  • Identify and evaluate sources of funding

Homework: This session includes 1 optional homework assignment

Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
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Erin Gray -