Keys to Engaging Older Adults @ your library

Keys to Engaging Older Adults

Tips and tools on assisting older adults from the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services

Finding Funding

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

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