Grant Proposals

If you have more good ideas for research and evaluation projects than funding, be aware that Keith is available to assist you in identifying potential funders and preparing grant proposals. While he is available to work on such projects as a researcher or evaluator, he is also available strictly as a researcher of funding sources and a proposal writer.

Examples:

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Limitless Libraries Project
Nashville Public Library & Metropolitan Nashville School District (2011-present)
http://www.nashville.gov/mayor/news/2010/0224.asp

In October 2011, Keith facilitated a conversation among stakeholders of the Limitless Libraries project, a partnership of Nashville Public Library and the Metropolitan Nashville School District. As a result of this conversation, he is assisting them in pursuing grant supportĀ to study the impact of the Limitless Libraries project on students and other beneficiaries.

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Learning Labs in Libraries Proposal by Anythink Libraries
Rangeview Library District, Adams County, CO (July-August 2011)
http://www.imls.gov/about/learning_labs.aspx

In July and August 2011, Keith assisted staff at the Anythink Libraries in developing a proposal to the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a Learning Labs in Libraries grant. This grant program is a partnership between IMLS, the Urban Libraries Council, and the MacArthur Foundation. This proposal was successful, and the project was undertaken during 2012-13.