Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Grants for Technology and Other Library Resources

In today's educational environment, particularly in California, getting sufficient funding for school library media programs is a challenge. LMTs need to know how to locate and "go for the money" in order to help students succeed. Of course, the best scenario is to have an abundance of financial support AND get grants to do innovative services.

Go through this short course on grantsmanship:

READ David Moursund's guide to obtaining funds for technology:

Tech grant sites: monthly list of opportunities

grant-writing links:
LibraryHQ also has multiple resources on library funding:

Other useful grant Web sites: (CA Dept. of Education's grant tips) (sponsored by Winona State University) (contains tutorial on grant writing and link to Grantminer) (click on Grant Web)

Some specific grants include:
Improving Literacy through School Libraries Grant:

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