Winning Grants Book

Winning Grants, Second Edition: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians, is a best seller available through ALA Editions. If you republish this blog's content, please contact me and include a link to the blog. Thank you!

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

May 13 Webinar! Winning Library Grants: Demystifying the Process

Date of webinar: May 13, 2021 10:00 AM PT (11 MT, 12 CT, 1 ET)

Missed the live webinar? The recording, downloadable slides, and a resources handout are available at: for a $29 payment. Online course and live webinars also available. Thanks to everyone who attended. It was wonderful! 

Need a boost in motivation or skills for your grant work? Whether you are new to grant work or want a few new tips, discover the confidence and practical knowledge you need to win library grants with Stephanie Gerding, library grants expert and author of ALA’s Winning Grants.

Together we will go step by step through an easy-to-follow process for successful grant work. Using this proven strategy for success, you will learn the best method for writing winning grant proposals! Discover the most important thing to keep in mind when doing library grant work, find out what what funders are looking for in a successful grant proposal, and how to bring clarity and professionalism to your grant proposals.

Libraries are eligible for billions of dollars in recovery funding as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 passed in March, 2021. There are lots of grant opportunities! Learn tips for writing LSTA grants and getting the funding your community deserves. Shortcuts, practical advice, and a valuable handout will be shared. You CAN win grants for your library!

 Special pricing: $39.00 includes recording and handout.

Registration has ended.

Recent (2021) webinar feedback:

  • "​This was one of the best webinars I have attended.  And I now have a grant opportunity that I plan to apply for right away! I am very grateful for this."
  • "This was a fantastic presentation. I've already suggested it to coworkers and I'm excited to implement some of these tips in future grants."
  • ​"This webinar is very timely and informative, especially considering the current climate.  The pandemic is wrecking havoc on most businesses, including libraries.  Because we have to find new methods to appeal to and support our patrons, additional funding through grants is extremely helpful."


Dan Nieman said...

I can't make your program this morning. Can we obtain the recording?

Stephanie Gerding said...

Hi Dan! Sorry you couldn't make it. The recording is available ($29) at Let me know if you have any questions!