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Grants and Proposal Writing

Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Each component of the grant writing process will be addressed, including: documenting the need; identifying the target population; writing measurable objectives; developing a work plan, an evaluation plan and dissemination plan.

Course Developer

Terri Ottosen is the former Outreach and Education Coordinator of the NNLM SEA.


Participants will be able to:

  • Identify online resources to search for funding
  • Describe the basic sections of a proposal
  • Identify types of documents necessary to include with a proposal
  • Recognize common mistakes of proposal writers


Class Length: 
1, 2, 3, 3.5, or 4 hours
Cathy Burroughs, Associate Director
Ashley Cuffia, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Kate Flewelling, MLIS, Executive Director
Margot G. Malac..., Education and Outreach Specialist
Debbie Montenegro, MSIS, Consumer Health Coordinator
Karen J. Vargas, MS Library Science, Evaluation Specialist
Elaina Vitale, MLIS, Academic Coordinator
Continuing Education:
This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Past Classes

This offering is specifically for those in the MAR region (DE/NJ/NY/PA).


Upcoming Classes

Grants and Proposal Writing
Thursday, February 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm