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1. Government Grant Sources
The web is the most reliable source for locating federal government grant resources today.
    The access point for over 1,000 grant programs totaling $400
       billion in awards offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.
      US Department of Education
      National Library of Medicine
      National Endowment for the Arts
      Institute of Museum and Library Services
      National Endowment for the Humanities
      National Institute for Literacy
      Arizona Humanities Council
      Arizona Commission on the Arts
      Arizona Department of Education
      Arizona State Library & Archives

2. Private Grant Sources
   The Foundation Center The largest and most comprehensive resource for
     researching foundations. Includes many tools for finding out about foundations, trends in grant
     making, and top foundations in your geographic region.
         o Websites of Private Foundations
         o RFP Bulletin
         o Foundation Center Cooperating Collections located throughout the US, mostly in
             libraries. Lots of books & databases!
   The Grantsmanship Center maintains information about AZ foundations, community
     foundations, corporate giving programs and the top 40 foundations that give in AZ.
   National Print Directories for researching foundations that fund library projects:
         o Grants for Information Technology The Foundation Center
         o Grants for Libraries and Information Services Foundation Center
         o National Guide to Funding for Libraries and Information Services The Foundation

Community Foundations have resource materials, local directories, and mo re information about
funding opportunities in your area.
   Council of Foundation’s Community Foundation Locator

Corporations Visit web sites of corporations that operate in your community for information about
their priorities, grant guidelines, and deadlines.
   National Directory of Corporate Giving is a print directory for finding funding from corporations
   from the Foundation Center.

Professional Associations give grants and awards to library projects and personnel.
 ALA Awards and Scholarships
 American Association of School Librarians
 SLA Scholarships and Grants
                             Stephanie Gerding – 2009 –
   AZ library association

Local Sources
      Clubs and Organizations - Research local community directories
      ( and look at Michigan State University’s list of
      service clubs and civic organizations that provide funding
      ( Your yellow pages, friends, and staff
      may also help identify local clubs and organizations that provide funding.

       JUST GRANTS! Arizona -;

3. Print Sources for Grants
     Gerding, Stephanie & MacKellar, Pamela (2006). Grants for Libraries: A Ho w-To-Do-It Manual
       and CD-ROM. Neal-Schuman.
     Big Book of Library Grant Money: Profiles of Private and Corporate Fo undations and Direct
       Corporate Givers Receptive to Library Grant Proposals, ALA
     Annual Register of Grant Support Information Today. A print directory that lists grants from
       both government and private sources.
     National Guide to Funding in Arts and Culture Foundation Center
     Grants for Children & Youth Foundation Center
     Grants for Women & Girls Foundation Center
     National Directory of Foundation Grants for Native Americans Corporate Resource
     Directory of Building and Equipment Grants Research Grant Guides

4. Newsletters, Bulletins, and Alert Services
     Library Grants Blog Librarians Gerding and MacKellar maintain this free website of library
      grant opportunities.
     Primary Source The Institute of Museum and Library Services’ monthly e-mail newsletter.
     NEH Connect! The National Endowment for the Humanities' electronic news letter
     RFP Bulletin from the Foundation Center
     Grant Opportunity Emails
     Charity Channel Forum Online Discussion Groups
     Association of Fundraising Professionals
     The Grantsmanship Center
     Foundation & Corporate Grants Alert
     Chronicle of Philanthropy

5. Online Tutorials about Grants and Fundraising
     The Foundation Center online tutorials
     IMLS Project Planning Tutorial
     WebJunction's Fundraising for Libraries
     University of North Texas - Grant Writing Basics by Gerding & MacKellar also available on

                               Stephanie Gerding – 2009 –

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