Grants Information Collection Workshops

May 29th, 2007

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The Grants Information Collection librarian will offer several workshops during the summer. Descriptions, dates and meeting times for each workshop are listed below. There is no fee or registration required but seating can be limited. Workshops are held at Memorial Library, Room 436 (728 State Street). Non-UW participants can obtain a day-pass by presenting a photo ID at the entrance. For more information, send email to

Grants for Non-Profit Organizations
Each session will include an orientation to the Collection, general grant-seeking tips, and hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s foundation database, Foundation Directory Online. This workshop is suitable for staff of nonprofit organizations and UW clientele.
Friday, June 29 (9:00am – 12:00 noon)
Monday, July 23 (9:00am – 12:00 noon)

Identifying Grants for Research & Project Funding
This workshop is aimed at those from the University community (and from the public at large) who are interested in identifying grant opportunities for their research and special projects. Emphasis is on funding for academic pursuits.
Thursday, August 30 (10:00am – 11:30am)

Grants for Your Education
This presentation is for current and future students in Wisconsin (of any institute of higher education) interested in researching potential scholarships, fellowships, and grants available to individuals for their education and related purposes. The focus will be on how to identify funding sources beyond those that are available through most offices of financial aid.
Tuesday, August 21 (1:00pm – 2:30pm)

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