Grants and Reference Librarian, UW-Madison's Memorial Library
Ellen Jacks works at the Grants and Reference Library at Memorial Library (UW-Madison). She manage the Grants Information Collection. Ellen has her Masters in Music in Ethnomusicology (2005) and a Masters in Library Science in 2011 (both from UW-Madison). She has taught Introduction to Information Literacy and Research at Bryant & Stratton College in Milwaukee. Worked and volunteered with the board of directors for the Four Lakes Traditional Music Collective.
Past employment experiences include digitizing and preserving audio from a wide array of formats. Hobbies include hanging out with my hubby and our four-legged furry babies, playing cards, knitting, gardening, and following soccer and football.
The world of grantmaking is vital to many nonprofits. Information on how to build a credible nonprofit organization, as well as general grantseeking tips is important. This session will provide an orientation to the Grants Information Collection (GIC) and a brief demonstration of the Foundation Directory Online grants…