Available Until 1/18/2025

Grants and Proposal Writing - Webinar*

For more information on, or to schedule this course, please contact the NNLM Training Office at nto@utah.edu.

Grants and Proposal Writing is a 1-hour live webinar worth 1 MLA Continuing Education credit. Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of grant and funding processes, as well as the level of detail required for 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.

Site URL: https://nnlm.gov/training/class-catalog/grants-and-proposal-writing 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify online resources to search for funding opportunities

  • Describe the basic sections of a proposal

  • Identify types of documents necessary to include with a proposal

  • Recognize common mistakes of proposal writers


  • 5 min. Welcome and course introduction
  • 10 min. Five Common Mistakes
  • 10 min. Locating Funding (Q & A)
  • 10 min. Taking Inventory of Your Community (poll)
  • 10 min. SMART Objectives
  • 10 min. Writing Tips (Q & A)
  • 5 min. Instructions for receiving credit

MLA CE Credits: 1