Grant proposal writing class at James V. Brown Library

The James V. Brown Library will offer a Foundation Center presentation for nonprofit representatives seeking to understand the grant proposal writing process from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lowry Room.

The presenter will be Robin Glossner, the Foundation Center Cooperating Collection coordinator at the library.

In Proposal Writing Basics, attendees will learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation. For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover:

– How the proposal fits into the overall grant-seeking process.

– What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation.

– Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger.

– What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments.

– Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process.

– Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals.

Registration is free but space is limited. Call the library at 326-0536 to register, or register online at Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide.

Through data, analysis and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed.

The James V. Brown Library is one of 470 Cooperating Collections that offer free local access to core center resources and training, including access to the Foundation directory online, a comprehensive database of grants and grantmakers.

For more information about the Foundation Center, visit