Thursday, December 13, 2012

GIC Spring 2013 Workshops

Upcoming workshops at the Grants Information Collection

Identifying Grants for Your Research and Project Funding
Aimed at faculty and researchers from UW-Madison departments who are interested in identifying grant opportunities. Hands-on workshop using three grants databases: Foundation Directory Online, COS Pivot, Philanthropy In/Sight. Individuals seeking personal grants to fund their education should attend the “Grants for your Education” workshop.

Friday, February 1 ~ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations: Part 1: Grantseeking basics
Sessions will include an orientation to the Collection, background on the world of grantmaking, information on how to build a credible nonprofit organization, as well as general grantseeking tips. This workshop is suitable for staff of nonprofit organizations outside of the university.

Friday, February 15 ~ 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 14 ~ 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Friday, April 19 ~ 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit organizations : Part 2: Finding Funders
Hands-on workshop using 3 databases: Foundation Directory Online, Foundations in Wisconsin, COS Pivot.

Friday, February 15 ~ 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 14 ~ 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, April 19 ~ 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Grants for Your Education
For current and future students in Wisconsin (of any institute of higher education) interested in researching potential scholarships, fellowships, and grants for one’s education. Focus is on how to identify funding sources beyond those that are available through most offices of financial aid.

Friday, February 8 ~ 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
Wednesday, March 6 ~ 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Further Information
Each semester the Grants Information Collection in Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison sponsors workshops on grant-seeking strategies. Workshops generally exclude funding for for-profit enterprises and for personal welfare assistance.

Fee: None ~ free to all
Registration: Not required
Location: Room 231 Memorial Library at 728 State Street, Madison*

Non-UW participants will be able to get a Visitor's pass upon showing a current photo ID with address information (driver's license) at the entrance to the library. For more information telephone (608_ 262-6431, or send email to: grantsinfo at

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