Keys to Engaging Older Adults @ your library
Tips and tools on assisting older adults from the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services
Identifying local and national funding sources will help the library strengthen and expand its senior services. Funding sources may include local businesses, non-profit community based organizations, and giving arms of large local corporations.
To identify national and local grant opportunities and improve your grant writing skills, use the following tools and resources.
Tools for Identifying Grant Opportunities
The Foundation Center
Community Foundation Locator: Council on Foundations
The Grantsmanship Center: Funding Sources
National Network of Libraries of Medicine: Funding Opportunities
Tools for Keeping Current
The Foundation Center Newsletters
The Philanthropy Journal
Tools for Writing a Successful Grant
Environmental Protection Agency: Tips on Writing a Grant Proposal
Non-Profit Guides: Grant-writing tools for non-profit organizations