Answered By: Gina Bolger
Last Updated: Dec 06, 2016     Views: 20

1.   Books Available at Miller Library:

The Michigan Foundation Directory. REF HV 98 .M5 M53 2002

Grant Writing for Dummies. HG177.5.U6 B76 2005

The Foundation Center's guide to proposal writing. HG177.5.U6 .G44 1993

Webster's new world. Grant writing handbook. HG177 .W37 2004

2.  Subject Headings to use in Library Catalog:

 Endowments Michigan Directories

 Endowments United States

 Grants in Aid United States Directories

 Proposal writing for grants

3.   Websites:

http://foundationcenter.org/   (foundation finder)

http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/2sgalpha.htm

http://www2.guidestar.org/Home.aspx (Guide check out nonprofits data)

http://www.michiganfoundations.org/s_cmf/index.asp (Council of Michigan Foundations)

4.  Foundation Center Cooperating Collection libraries

Michigan has 17 Foundation Center Cooperating Collection libraries, which are part of the Foundation Center's national network of free funding information centers. These libraries provide free access to a core collection of Center print resources, as well as the Center's electronic database of more than 80,000 grantmakers.

A.      To see all 17 Foundation Center Cooperating Collection libraries,

http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/michigan.htm

B.      GRPL:  http://www.grpl.org/wiki/index.php/Foundations_and_Nonprofits

C.      University of Michigan:   http://guides.lib.umich.edu/grants

D.     Michigan State University:  http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/index.htm