Bess G. de Farber

Bess G. de Farber is the grants manager for the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida and previously held the same position at the University of Arizona Libraries. She has provided grantsmanship instruction to hundreds of library staff members, nonprofit and academic professionals, artists, and university students over the past 30 years and has led efforts to secure millions in grant funding for individual artists and scholars, nonprofits, and academic libraries. She is the author of Collaborative Grant-Seeking: A Practical Guide for Librarians (2016) and Creating Fundable Grant Proposals: Profiles of Innovative Partnerships (2021), and the coauthor of Collaborating with Strangers: Facilitating Workshops in Libraries, Classes, and Nonprofits (2017).

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