Tightening budgets and ever-shrinking sources for funding have made winning grants more important than ever before. But where should a library grant novice begin? Right here, of course. Herbert B. Landau, the author of The Small Public Library Survival Guide and an experienced marketer and manager, offers a practical and comprehensive manual that guides you through grant fundamentals. His game plan will help you
Find relevant funders by analyzing eligibility criteria
Write and prepare grant applications using the winning examples included, and evaluate outcomes to pave the way for success with future proposals
Increase your chances for success by using additional tactics, such as pre- and post-submission marketing, to sell your institution to a funder
Whether you re a newbie taking on the process for the first time or an experienced administrator looking to shore up finances, this book will help you find the dollars your library needs.