Winning Library Grants for Beginning Learners

Are you new to grant writing? Stephanie Gerding’s webinars are known for being practical and easy to understand. Learn the basic process of grant work and the shortcuts that will enable you to start winning grants now. Discover the most important thing to keep in mind when doing library grant work, the fastest ways to determine community needs, the best partnerships and grant sources for beginners, and the top ten tips for success. You CAN win grants for your library!


Stephanie Gerding, MLIS, ( is an internationally known consultant, librarian, author, and trainer. Stephanie has success in all aspects of grant work as a reviewer, writer, trainer, project manager, and consultant. She is the author of four books, including ALA’s best selling Winning Grants, the Library Grants Blog (, and over 20 professional library articles on fundraising. She lives in beautiful Seattle, WA with her amazing husband, their spunky 13 year old daughter, and Paxton, the flying cat.



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