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Foundation and Grant Resources

Foundation Center Funding Information Network

Calvert Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center in New York City, the nation’s leading authority on philanthropy. As a Funding Information Network location, the library has a current print collection of materials on grantmakers and guides to proposal writing, as well as free in-house access to three Foundation Center databases.

Databases:

• Foundation Directory Online Professional – online database with information on more than 92,000 foundations, corporate donors and grantmaking public charities, and more than a million recent grants. Accessible only at Calvert Library Prince Frederick.

• Grants to Individuals Online – search more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers and other individual grantseekers. Accessible only at Calvert Library Prince Frederick.

• Philanthropy In/Sight - an interactive mapping tool designed for grantmakers, advisors, policymakers, researchers, academics—virtually anyone interested in the impact of philanthropy around the world today. Even grantseekers can use Philanthropy In/Sight to gather intelligence to craft compelling grant proposals. Accessible only at Calvert Library Prince Frederick.

Staff will assist you in learning to use Foundation Center print resources or the databases at Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Free foundation and grants workshops are also offered—check the Library Events Calendar.

Access the Foundation Center Database
Note that this will only work inside Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Related web sites

• Foundation Center
www.foundationcenter.org

• Enoch Pratt Free Library Grants Collection
www.prattlibrary.org/locations/grants/index.aspx

Calvert Library’s Funding Information Network is funded by the Calvert Library Foundation.