California Libraries Learn sponsored training: Essential Grants Skills Online

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Essential Grant Skills – Online

January 6-7, 2021

Sponsored by CALL (California Libraries Learn)

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In this fast-paced, two-day training, you’ll learn how to create the core parts of a grant proposal. Guided by an expert trainer, enjoy lively presentations with discussion and interactive exercises. Connect with colleagues as you master the ins and outs of grant proposal development. Leave the training enthused, full of new information, with an outline of a grant proposal for your own library or project, and new skills to help your community. 


Special Opportunity! This training is offered to selected library staff. Thanks to funding from the CALL grant, participants will receive this training and textbook, Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing, at no cost. The standard fee for this training & textbook is $540.


Space is limited to only 24 participants. For questions or to sign up, contact:

     Lisa Barnhart, Project Manager
     (309) 287-2111


Training Schedule. Online Learning Events are combined with exercises and reading completed between the online sessions for two, full and productive days—approximately 12 total hours of active learning. Please plan to devote time between the online sessions to complete the exercises and reading.


Online Learning Event Hours

  Morning Afternoon
Wednesday, January 6 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, January 7 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.



California Libraries Learn (CALL) is a collaborative project of the California Library Association and the California State Library and is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.