Getting Started with Grant Writing

Scheduled Dates
Course Description

In a time when budgets are shrinking, more and more libraries are turning to external funding, such as grants, to help fund special initiatives, projects, or services. If you have never written a grant proposal before, it can be a daunting task to keep track of all the required forms and documents in addition to finding a funding source.

In this course, we will learn about what makes up a strong grant proposal, the typical grant review process, and how to ease into the world of grants by identifying sources for funding.

Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
This session is geared towards individuals that are brand new to grantwriting or need a refresher.
Prerequisites
None
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the elements of a grant proposal
  • Describe the grant review process
  • Differentiate between types of grants and funders
  • Identify and evaluate sources of funding
Homework Expectations
  • Students will participate in class discussion and complete individual assignment.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00