Grantseeking Basics for Individuals - Prepares individuals to seek out and identify potential sources of foundation support. Guide to Funding Research - A basic primer on the grantseeking process and an introduction to the available resources. Guide to Fiscal Sponsorship and Affiliation - A detailed look at the possibilities for individual grantseekers to affiliate with an organization or obtain a fiscal sponsor. Finding Foundation Support for Your Education - Guides students through the process of seeking financial support from foundations to pursue their studies.
Tools and Resources: FAQs for Individual Grantseekers - The Foundation Center's librarians have gathered the questions most frequently asked by individuals. Foundation Center Libraries - The Foundation Center's five libraries hold many resources for individual grantseekers. Search the Catalog of Nonprofit Literature, the libraries' collective holdings. Proposal Writing Short Course - (Available in English, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish) Describes how to prepare a funding proposal, including the planning, research, and cultivation of foundation and corporate donors. Requests for Proposals in PND - Requests for proposals (RFPs) by grantmakers who wish to attract applicants with specific projects or interests.
This publication contains a listing (nearly 10,000) of foundations that give grants to individuals. It describes giving for a variety of purposes, including arts and cultural projects, general welfare, scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, research, as well as awards and grants by nomination only. It may be used as both a grantseeker’s guide and a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving.
NOTE: The online database version of this publication is available on computers at the Orlando Public Library, 101 East Central Blvd.