Planning and Evaluation
Use this Guide as a tool for planning, evaluating and writing your grants and proposals. If you would like to learn more about grants and proposal writing, please contact us! We are more than happy to assist you in exploring the best methods in applying for funding.
NNLM Evaluation Office (NEO):
Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach Projects: Step-by-step planning and evaluation methods for Community-Based Outreach
Practical Information for every step of project planning from identifying a need, to program development and initiation, to sustaining a program long-term
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Program Evaluation Toolkit:
Evaluation Steps: six connected steps to use as a starting point
Other Resources: including step-by-step manuals, logic models, and data collection methods
Writing Funding Proposals
Community Toolbox: Getting Grants and Financial Resources
Includes checklists, examples and tools to use in planning, applying for, and writing grant proposals
Proposal Budgeting Basics
A resource from the Foundation Center, this provides the basics of developing a project budget, including overhead costs, employee fringe benefits, and links to sample budget templates
Proposal Writing Short Course
A resource from the Foundation Center, describing how to prepare the various components of a funding proposal
NNLM MAR staff can provide online or in-person training on Grants and Proposal Writing to libraries and other organizations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.