• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 28 days
    Duration
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Overview

The Grant Writing and Crowdfunding for Public Libraries course is part of Public Library Management Professional Certificate from University of Michigan - MichiganX .

This course, part of the Public Library Management Professional Certificate program, explores strategies for developing effective grant proposals and for engaging the community in crowdfunding campaigns.

What you'll learn:

  • How to read a grant application and understand what organizations are looking for
  • How to keep a file of go-to grant writing materials
  • Strategies for crafting a strong grant proposal
  • Crowdfunding stories and strategies

In this course, you will mock up a crowdfunding campaign and create a grant proposal for a local or state-level funding source.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 28 days
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Length: 4 weeks 
      • Effort:  2-3 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction
  • Reviewing grant criteria and sponsors
  • Building a team and a vision
  • Assembling a grant proposal
  • Crowdsourcing

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Access to a public library.

Tuition Fee

Add a Verified Certificate for $49 USD

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