Tightening budgets and ever-shrinking sources for funding have made winning grants more important than ever before. But where should a library grant novice begin? Right here, of course. Herbert B. Landau, the author of The Small Public Library Survival Guide and an experienced marketer and manager, offers a practical and comprehensive manual that guides you through grant fundamentals. His game plan will help you * Find relevant funders by analyzing eligibility criteria * Write and prepare grant applications using the winning examples included, and evaluate outcomes to pave the way for success with future proposals * Increase your chances for success by using additional tactics, such as pre- and post-submission marketing, to sell your institution to a funder Whether you re a newbie taking on the process for the first time or an experienced administrator looking to shore up finances, this book will help you find the dollars your library needs.