Winning Library Grants
Thursday, June 4th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Competency: Financial Management
Sub-Category: Identifies sources for grant funding and writes effective grant applications
Wondering how to get started writing grants for your library? Grants can support the changing needs in your community while your budget is flat or shrinking and provide many benefits (in addition to funding!). Stephanie Gerding's grant webinars are known for being easy to understand, motivating, fun and full of valuable tips.
Learn how to quickly locate grant opportunities through free resources, find out what funders are looking for in a successful grant proposal, and discover real library grant success techniques from librarians just like you. Practical advice, easy grants for beginners, partnership ideas, and valuable resource lists will be shared. You’ll be excited, motivated, and ready to win grants for your library!
Participants will be able to:
• Apply the basic process of grant work
• Develop grant projects using community needs & planning
• Find library grant funding sources
• Write a proposal funders will love
Stephanie Gerding -- Biography
Stephanie Gerding is an internationally known consultant, librarian, author, and trainer. She has in-depth knowledge and practical experience with grants, having worked on all sides of the grant process as a grant writer, reviewer, and project coordinator. She plans and conducts training for thousands of participants around the world, including at national library conferences (such as ALA, PLA, Internet Librarian, and others). Stephanie is the author of three books, including Winning Grants and The Accidental Technology Trainer, as well as over 20 professional library articles on fundraising.