Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System


Common Grantwriting Mistakes

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2014/07/09 - 1:07pm
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join Margot Porter of Imagine Canada to learn the common mistakes made when writing grant applications. This presentation is ideal if you have little-to-no experience with grantseeking or want to improve your expertise in this area. 

You will learn about best practices in grant solicitation.

Presented by Margot Porter of Imagine Canada

Grant Writing Tips

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/10 - 8:00am
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Writing grants can seem like a convoluted, time consuming process, but with a few tips and a bit of determination, you can turn your time into money that will support and enrich the services your library can offer to the community. Which grants are libraries eligible for? What can you do with the money? What makes for a successful application? We’ll cover these topics and more.

Host: Chinook Arch Regional Library System HQ
Presenter: Robin Thiessen-Hepher, Associate Director