OhioNET: Get Started with Grant Writing

During this relaxed, informal session, you will learn the elements of a grant proposal, what information to include in each element to enhance your chances of success, and hear real-world experiences of grant writers and reviewers. Attendees will have the opportunity to…

  • Explore and understand common grant elements
  • Discuss practical recommendations to increase chances of success
  • Learn about resources to help you find funding opportunities
  • Review deadlines and eligibility for State Library of Ohio grant programs

The event will be held on September 9th, 2020 from 2-3 PM. For more information, please go to https://www.ohionet.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=594.  When registering, select Kent State – iSchool as the organization. (Registration is free for iSchool students).

The session will be led by Cindy Boyden, who has worked for the State Library of Ohio since December of 2014. In December of 2015, she was promoted to LSTA Coordinator / Library Consultant within the Library Programs and Development Department. Prior to joining the State Library, she worked for eight years at Worthington Public Libraries as a Circulation Assistant. Cindy received her Master of Library and Information Science degree from Kent State University School of Library and Information Science in 2013 and completed her Cumulative Experience (practicum) within the Government Documents Collection of the State Library of Ohio. She graduated cum laude from Otterbein University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in 2008. Cindy has also co-published several articles and a book chapter on topics including Customer Orientation and Soft Skills. She participated in the 2015 ILEAD USA Ohio cohort and was the Instructor Corp Coordinator for the 2017 and 2019 ILEAD USA Ohio cohort.

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