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The ALA Book of Library Grant Money by
Call Number: 021
Publication Date: 2014
Provides profiles of philanthropic programs in the United States --programs associated with private foundations, corporate foundations, and corporate direct givers. All of the funders in this directory have either made grants to libraries within the last few reporting periods or have listed libraries as a typical recipient category.
Librarian's Handbook for Seeking, Writing, and Managing Grants by
Call Number: 025.1
Publication Date: 2011
Learn the dynamics of the grant-seeking process, including proposal writing and grant management, for public, school, and academic librarians.
Winning Grants by
Call Number: 025.1
Publication Date: 2017
Newly revised and refreshed, this invaluable how-to manual will teach you the skills and strategies crucial for finding, applying for, and winning grants. Whether you're starting from scratch and don't know where to begin, or you're an experienced grant writer looking to tap into new funding sources, this resource offers a proven, easy-to-understand process for grant success. Loaded with a wide variety of forms, worksheets, and checklists to help you stay organized, this book: summarizes the grant process cycle and outlines a clear path to success; shares inspiring grant success stories in action from diverse libraries; offers guidance on gathering knowledge and conducting research, with updated resource lists and links to the various types of funders; covers every stage of planning, including how to cultivate community involvement, methods for needs assessment, advice on organizing the grant team, and exercises to help you write realistic goals and objectives; gives tips on writing the proposal, such as where to find the best statistics and census data to support your statement of needs; advises how to announce a successful grant to the community, and other first steps of implementation, including the basic principles of project management; provides guidance on what to do when you're turned down and how to conduct an effective review session that keeps the process moving forward; highlights ways to stay current through online discussion groups, blogs, networking groups, and more; and features sample RFPs, budget templates, grant partnership documents, and many other helpful tools. Written by two librarians who are experts in grantsmanship, this all-in-one toolkit for winning grants is a must-have for library directors, grant writers, board members, consultants, and anyone else involved in planning library programs and services.
Writing Successful Technology Grant Proposals by
Call Number: 025.1
Publication Date: 2012
Grants can provide crucial funding to libraries and institutions to implement the latest technology and provide even greater service to visitors. Writing a successful proposal is one step in assuring a technology grant is awarded and this volume covers winning techniques for libraries and grant writers offering best practices and success stories. Chapters cover technology planning and project design, specific grant sources and resources, budget development and real-life examples of project implementation. MacKellar shares easy-to-understand graphics and examples that make writing proposals for technology projects simple and easy.
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