Foundation and Grant Research

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The Athens-Clarke County Library is part of the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. As a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, we provide a collection of materials and services related to grantseeking and fundraising, including free public access to the Foundation Center's databases.

Databases are only available in the Athens-Clarke County Library.

Foundation Center Databases

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online Professional: With profiles of more than 100,000 U.S. grantmakers and 2.4 million grant records, this is the premier online tool for non-profits looking for grants.


Grants to Individuals Online

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online: A one-of-a-kind database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that provide support for students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.


Philanthrophy In/Sight

Philanthropy In/Sight: An interactive mapping tool designed for grantmakers, policymakers, researchers and anyone else interested in the impact of philanthropy around the world today.


Additional Resources

Glasspockets: Bringing Transparency to the World of Philanthropy -- The Foundation Center and their partners work to inspire private foundations to greater openness in their communications, and increase understanding of best practices in foundation transparency and accountability in an online world. This resource illustrates how institutional philanthropy is relevant to the critical issues of our time.

GrantSpace.org -- Free information and resources specifically designed to help grantseekers.

Grants.gov -- the starting point to find and apply for all federal grants.

Guidestar --Guidestar is a free service for individual donors, institutional donors, and nonprofits, and it has information concerning the activities and finances of more than 650,000 nonprofit organizations.

Print Resources -- Available in the Reference Department

After the Grant: The Nonprofit's Guide to Good Stewardship (2010) R 658.1522 AFTER

America's Nonprofit Sector (2012) R 361.763 SALAMON 2012

The Foundation Directory (2013) R 361.7602 FOUNDATI 2013 PT.1

The Foundation Directory, Part 2 (2013) R 361.7602 FOUNDATI 2013 PT.2

The Foundation Directory Supplement (2012) R 361.7 FOUNDATI 2011 SUPP.

Foundation Fundamentals (2008) R 361.7632 FOUNDATI

Foundation Grants to Individuals (2012) R 361.7602 FOUNDATI 2012

Foundations and Public Policy (2009) R 361.7632 FOUNDATI

Guitar para escribir propuestas (2008) R 658.1522 GEEVER

Guide to Proposal Writing (2012) R 658.1522 GEEVER

National Directory of Corporate Giving (2011) R 361.763 NATIONAL 2011

The 21st Century Nonprofit: Managing in the Age of Governance (2009) R 658.048 FIRSTENB

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