The information in this tab is summarized with permission from a four week online course, Grant Proposal Development for Libraries, taught by Grace Agnew, Special Advisor for Strategic Initiatives, Associate University Librarian, Rutgers University Libraries, June 4-29, 2018.
Does your library want or need a grant?
Do you need the money?
Do you already have in place...
mission / goals?
marketing and outreach capacity?
Have you sought partners?
(Granting agencies are increasingly interested in funding collaborative endeavors)
If so, have you reached agreement on the impact the grant should have and the outputs that will demonstrate that inpact?
Past Pattern Exercise
Ask yourself, "What will it take to develop a stable service?" Consider the level of effort required and diversion of resources. Ensure commitment and support at the outset.
What will the project require at the...