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Expand Your Knowledge
New to grantseeking? Want to learn more about managing a nonprofit? The Foundation Center is a great place to start. Explore the resources below or contact Amanda Scott, AUM Library's Funding Information Network Supervsior. Stay tuned to learn when our next free class will be held!
Foundation Center Locations
GrantSpace features easy-to-use self-service tools and resources to help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations. It also has valuable information for individuals, schools, and other organizations seeking grants. Visit it to find training, answer your questions, and more.
Look for training on topics you're interested in and view a calendar of upcoming webinars and in-person classes.
Find answers to common questions about the social sector. Searchable and arranged by category.
View successful grant proposals with comments from funders explaining why these proposals were successful.
Explore resources on collaboration, including a database of profiles describing partnerships between organizations.
Books about Fundraising and Nonprofit Management
Visit the Foundation Center's OverDrive collection to find e-books about proposal writing and nonprofit management to read on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Create a free account at the Catalog of Nonprofit Literature to get started.
The Foundation Center also has physical books to help you get grants and manage your organization. Many are in the AUM Library's Reference collection on the 2nd floor of the Library. Please ask at the Reference Desk for assistance with locating these and other books about grants and the social sector.
After the Grant: The Nonprofit’s Guide to Good Stewardship by
Call Number: REF HV41.9 .U5 A36 2010
Publication Date: 2010
The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing by
Call Number: REF HG177.5 .U6 G44 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Also available in Spanish - Guía para Escribir Propuestas - REF HG177.5 .U6 G4418 2008