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Author MacKellar, Pamela H.

Title Winning grants : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians with multimedia tutorials and grant development tools / Pamela H. MacKellar and Stephanie K. Gerding.

Imprint New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2010.

Call No.Z683.2.U6 M33 2010 Accompanying CD-ROM at Circulation Desk.
LocationMoore Stacks

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 Moore Stacks  Z683.2.U6 M33 2010    Available  ---
Description xxi, 242 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Series How-to-do-it manuals ; no. 173
How-to-do-it manuals for libraries ; no. 173.
Note Updated and expanded ed. of: Grants for libraries / Stephanie K. Gerding, Pamela H. MacKellar. c2006.
DVD-ROM contains checklists, worksheets and templates that are also found in the book. Also contains 10 instructional videos that supplement the instructions in the book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-236) and index.
Contents Part I. The grant process cycle : Making the commitment and understanding the grant process : Overview of the grant process cycle ; The importance of partnerships and collaborations ; Making the commitment ; Gathering knowledge -- Planning for success : Why planning is essential for success with grants ; Fundraising plans ; Basics of strategic planning ; involving the entire library and community ; Creating a strategic plan ; Common plan elements ; Monitoring and updating your strategic plan -- Discovering and designing the grant project : What does project planning have to do with getting grants? What is a grant project ; The project planning process -- Organizing the grant team : Selecting the grant team members ; Ongoing grant coordinator responsibilities ; Grant team meetings ; Implementation and resources -- Understanding the sources and resources : Funding sources for grants ; Resources for finding grant opportunities -- Researching and selecting the right grant : Doing the research ; Researching government grants ; Researching foundation grants ; Researching corporate resources ; Researching new grant opportunities; Researching local resources ; Talking with funders -- Creating and submitting the winning proposal : Writing tips ; Role of partners and collaborators ; Communicating with funders ; How grants are reviewed and evaluated ; Specifications and requirements ; Types of applications ; Key proposal components ; Submitting your application ; Confirmation of submission -- Getting funded and implementing the project : After you submit your application ; When your project gets funded ; What to do if your project is not funded ; Implementing the project -- Reviewing and continuing the process : Debrief and review ; Keep your project plans up-to-date ; Update grant proposal components ; Participate in professional development and continuing education ; Foster partnerships and build relationships ; Join fundraising groups and associations ; Be a grant reviewer ; Continue to do the research ; Library grants blog -- Top 10 tips for grant success -- Part II. Library grant success stories -- Part III. The winning grants multimedia toolkit and DVD : Winning grants tools ; Winning grants multimedia tutorials on DVD ; Sample RFPs and grant announcements on DVD ; Example winning grant proposals on DVD ; Library grants blog: grant opportunities on DVD.
Subject Proposal writing in library science -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Proposal writing for grants -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library fund raising -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Gerding, Stephanie K.
Gerding, Stephanie K. Grants for libraries.
ISBN 9781555707002 (alk. paper)
1555707009 (alk. paper)