Grant Proposal Writing

Certificate Eligibility: 
5 ARC, 0.75 CEU
1 day
Max Attendees: 
Tactical and Strategic

As more institutions apply for external funding, it is necessary in this competitive environment to create a well-crafted grant proposal.  This course will cover the types of funders and funding available so your organization can make an informed decision as you begin the proposal writing process.  You will also learn what information is needed for most grant proposals, how to organize and plan your proposal, and considerations for managing a grant project.  Other topics includes creating a case statement and elevator speech, gathering grant resources, and the grant review process.

Learning Outcomes: 
Understand the variety of funders and funding available
Describe and collect the types of information needed for most grant proposals
Describe the difference between goals, objectives, and activities and articulate those in your grant proposals
Create an elevator speech to promote your funding idea
Describe the importance of planning in the grant process
Who Should Attend: 

Archivists, librarians, or other staff members who have an interest in or responsibility to explore funding resources for an institution.  

Please note that neither fundraising nor specific information for capital project grants is covered in this course. 

"I really like the booklet provided. The program was thorough and helpful. Gina did a great job of organizing it and hitting the highlights."
"Great explanation of various parts of grant application process."
“Presentation was clear, logical, and very accessible for someone...with little background, while still being in-depth.” — Clark Hansen
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