Grant Writing Basics (LE@D)
A self-paced, web-delivered course offered by LE@D - University of North Texas. You will need an account with WebJunction to register for this course. The WebJunction account is free; the LE@D course costs $40. LE@D's course description follows:
Grants are not just free money, but require an investment in planning, resources, commitment, and sustainability.
Applying for a grant can seem like a daunting task. Certainly, there is work involved, but with the help of this tutorial, you will know the steps that are necessary and find that success is not as hard to attain as you might think. Grants also have added benefits for the library in addition to funding, such as valuable partnerships, resolved community needs, and increased community support.
This tutorial will cover each phase in the grant writing and submission process:
- Focus on Library Priorities
- Develop the Grant Project
- Research Funders and Find Appropriate Grants
- Write the Grant Proposal
- Implement, Evaluate and Continue the Process
After completing this course, you will understand the following objectives:
- Understand the basic process of grant work
- Realize the importance of planning for grants
- Recognize the steps involved in project development
- Be encouraged and have the confidence to know that YOU can do it