GRANTS & FUNDING //

 

This is a subject guide for finding materials on grants and proposal writing in the University Libraries. Note that there is a difference between a grant and a scholarship. Many grants are for organizations, not individuals. See also the subject guide, "Financial Aid and Scholarships." Send any questions about this topic to Mary Louise Castaldi, Reference Librarian, at mcastaldi@uarts.edu.

The following is a selected list of books located in the University Libraries. REF before the call number indicates location in the Reference Section and library in-use only.

DIRECTORIES/GUIDES

Annual Register of Grant Support: a Directory of Funding Sources.
Published annually. Marquis Academic Media.
Greenfield REF 001.44 An78 2013
Music REF AS911 .A59 2012
Peterson's Scholarships, Grants & Prizes.
Published annually. Peterson's.
Greenfield REF 378.3 P4425 2013 2013
Directory of Grants in the Humanities.
Published annually. GrantSelect, Schoolhouse Partners, c2006-
Greenfield REF 001.44 D6285 2012
Music REF AZ188 .D57 2010
Special Events: Proven Strategies for Nonprofit Fund Raising.
Alan L. Wendroff. Wiley, 2004.
Greenfield 658.15224 W483s 2004
includes CD-ROM GCD91

PROPOSAL WRITING
The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist.
Gigi Rosenberg. Watson-Guptill, c2010.
Greenfield 700.7973 R723a 2010
Proposals That Work: a Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals.
Lawrence F. Locke, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso, Stephen J. Silverman. Sage Publications, c2007.
Greenfield 001.44 L793p 2007
The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing.
Jane C. Geever. Foundation Center, c2001.
Greenfield 658.15 G271f 2001

E-BOOKS

In order to access E-books on this topic, simply go to the SUBJECT HEADINGS tab in this guide and click the subject links. They will appear alongside results for print books in our library.
To limit to just E-books, use the pulldown menu and select ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

Clearinghouse

THE REGIONAL FOUNDATION CENTER AT THE FREE LIBRARY
(Branch office of the Foundation Center of New York)

LOCATION: Central Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia
2nd floor in the Social Science & History Department

For more information: 215-686-5423    http://www.library.phila.gov/libserv/rfc.htm

Searching the Catalog by Subject

The University Libraries combine their holdings in one ONLINE CATALOG. Use it to find books, videos, CDs, scores, journal titles, etc. To locate all of the materials the library holds on a topic, it is most efficient to search by subject. Use the following SUBJECT HEADINGS to find materials in addition to the Reference Books listed above. Be careful to follow the exact spelling and form. These subject headings are standard and are used in most libraries.
ENDOWMENTS
FUND RAISING
MUSIC--ECONOMIC ASPECTS
PROPOSAL WRITING
PROPOSAL WRITING FOR GRANTS
RESEARCH GRANTS
SCHOLARSHIPS
STUDENT AID--UNITED STATES
Because of the need for current information on this topic, check out these sites:

College Art Association/Fellowships for Artists & Art Historians:
http://www.collegeart.org/fellowships

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance: Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Grants
http://www.philaculture.org/programs/grantmaking

New York Foundation for the Arts:
http://www.nyfa.org/nyfa_source.asp?id=47&fid=1

The Foundation Center:

National Endowment for the Arts:
http://arts.endow.gov/

Grants.gov
http://www.grants.gov

Also check out the links at The UArts Career Services Office Website:
http://www.uarts.edu/studentlife/careersvc.html

Last updated: 7/2/13




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