Fundraising

Approaches to Grant Writing

Approaches to Grant Writing

By Bruce Steele, North Dakota State University

Join the Team, Be a Player

Join the Team, Be a Player

Belonging to community boards and organizations is an essential first step to getting a place at the table for your library. But becoming an active member, or even leader can really pay off.

By Steve DelVecchio

Being active in the community can take a lot of extra time and hard work, but it will pay off in the long run.
-- Mary Brown, Director of the Union County (FL) Public Library

Building Partnerships Success Stories

Building Partnerships Success Stories

WebJunction members and their libraries engage in a wide range of successful partnerships. Here are some of the success stories from the field.

By Steve DelVecchio

As these stories from WebJunction members show, everything from Head Start to horticulture can make for great partnerships for your library. The key is that the relationship be mutually beneficial and advance the mission of both partners.

Getting a Seat at the Table

Getting a Seat at the Table

How do you make sure that your library is well represented and an active participant in the process when resources are allocated for community services? WebJunction members share their experiences and advice.

Be There, Be Visible, Be in the Know

Be There, Be Visible, Be in the Know

The first step to building community partnerships that will get your library a place at the table is to make sure your library has a presence on community boards and organizations.

By Steve DelVecchio

 

How to Find Grants

Grant writing can be a daunting process, but once mastered, grants provide means to fund projects for non-profits or educational organizations.

Elements of a Good Grant Proposal

Elements of a Good Grant Proposal

The Director of Pittsburgh's Avalon Public Library explains how to put together an effective grant proposal.

By Susan McClellan

How to Write a Grant Proposal

Contrary to what the emails that fill your inbox and the guy in the funny suit on late night TV may say, true grants are very difficult to find. But finding the right grant is only the first step in the process. The second part, properly completing the grant application, is where most grant seekers fail. Whether it's for a business or organization, writing a grant proposal is a skill that must be learned.

A Primer on Online Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

A Primer on Online Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

Finding new audiences

By: Michael Stein

September 8, 2000

You Don't Need a Web Site to Raise Funds on the Internet

You Don't Need a Web Site to Raise Funds on the Internet

Learn how to raise money through other methods

By: Rick Christ

December 8, 2000

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