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Grants Resources for Nonprofits

The following resources are helpful in locating funding information for nonprofits.

Catalog | Print | Periodicals | Databases | Websites

 I. Search our catalog

Access our catalog here.

Suggested Subject Keywords:

  • Endowments
  • Endowments -- directories
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nonprofit Organizations -- directories
  • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
  • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- directories
  • Charities
  • Fund raising
  • Proposal writing for grants
  • Voluntarism

II. Helpful Print Resources

The Foundation Directory
The Foundation Center. Annual.
Call #: F100 F771.3 - Foundation Collection, Level 4

National Directory of Corporate Giving
The Foundation Center. Annual.
Call # F510 N277 - Foundation Collection, Level 4

Digital Grant Guides:

  • The Celebrity Foundation Directory, 2nd Edition
  • Grants for Children & Youth
  • Grants for Community & Economic Development
  • Grants for Higher Education
  • Grants for Libraries & Information Science
  • Grants for Minorities
  • Grants for People with Disabilities
  • Grants for Religion
  • Grants for Services to the Homeless

The Foundation Center.
Installed on Grants Computer, Level 4

III. Periodicals

Suggested Keywords:
Charities -- Periodicals
Nonprofit organizations -- Periodicals
Endowments -- Periodicals
Fund raising -- Periodicals

Advancing Philanthropy
Foundation Collection, Level 4

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundation Collection, Level 4

The Nonprofit Times
Foundation Collection, Level 4

Grassroots Fundraising Journal
Foundation Collection, Level 4

Electronic Journals / News Sources:

IV. Electronic Databases

Access our databases by subject listing and title listing. 

A. Use to locate journal articles and essays:

B. Grants Databases

  • Foundation Directory Online Professional
  • Philanthropy In/Sight
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

C. Use to locate Nonprofit 990-PFs, and 990s

D. 990-PF & 990 Tutorials

 V. Web sites


Foundation Center Proposal Writing / Research Aids:

Proposal Writing / Research Aids

Nonprofit Consultants

Resources for Nonprofits

New Jersey

United States Government

U.S. Departmental Agencies

U.S. Independent Agencies

Information About Nonprofits

Information About Corporations

Prospect Research

Information on the Nonprofit Sector

Job Opportunities

National Philanthropy Organizations

Nonprofit Research Centers/Academic Programs


Catalog | Print | Periodicals | Databases | Websites

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