Register Now on Zoom for Free Grant Writing Workshop

Apr 12, 2022

Have you heard we have a free workshop coming up to help you raise more money from grants? Grant Writing for Every Occasion is a two-day online workshop that will be held May 4-5, 2022. It’s brought to you by the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board and the Wyoming State Library (WSL).

We now have the agenda and Zoom links for each day available, so the pre-registration form has closed. You may now register directly on Zoom.

If you pre-registered, please sign up on Zoom below to receive your links to the two meeting days.

Each day features three instructional sessions, followed by an optional “Ask questions, share knowledge” open discussion with other participants and the presenter.

Full agenda and registration links below. Please register separately for each day.

All times are Mountain Daylight Time.

Day 1 Agenda (May 4)

Register for Day 1 on Zoom

  • Session 1: Getting started (8-9 a.m.)
    First steps, finding funders, proposal components
  • Session 2: What’s the problem? And who are you? (9:30-10:30 a.m.)
    Beneficiary need and organizational credibility
  • Session 3: What will you do about it? (11 a.m.-12 p.m.)
    Objectives, methods, evaluation
  • Open discussion (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
    Ask questions and share your knowledge (optional)

Day 2 Agenda (May 5)

Register for Day 2 on Zoom

  • Session 4: Money, money, money (8-9 a.m.)
    Budget, justification, sustainability
  • Session 5: Wrapping it all up (9:30-10:30 a.m.)
    Summary, presentation, documentation, next steps
  • Session 6: Conversation with Dan Stokes (11 a.m.-12 p.m.)
    Identifying the appropriate federal grant program for your project and creating an application tailored to particular programs
  • Open discussion (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
    Ask questions and share your knowledge (optional)

Meet the presenters

Sessions 1-5

Portrait photographSusan Mark is the Outreach Librarian at the Wyoming State Library. Susan is one of two coordinators for the WSL’s federal Library Service and Technology Act grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. She’s written grants successfully for nonprofits and state government agencies, managed grant contracts, served on grant review committees, and conducted grant writing workshops.

Session 6

Dan Stokes portraitDan Stokes is Director for State Programs at the NHPRC. His specializations include state and local government records, Native American records and projects, architectural records, and consultant grants. He began working for the NHPRC in 1987 and became Director for State Programs in 2009. He is responsible for the state board grant program and the archives collaboratives grant program.


Questions about Grant Writing for Every Occasion may be directed to Susan Mark at, (307) 777-5915, or Sara Davis at, (307) 777-8691.

This workshop is supported in part by an award from the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (WY SHRAB), through funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), National Archives and Records Administration. The WY SHRAB program is administered by the Wyoming State Archives, which is part of the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources.

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