Grant & Funding Sources

Grant & funding sources to check out…

www.libraryspot.com/features/grantsfeature.htm

This is a great place to start. The LibrarySpot website’s page has links to several organizations that provide assistance for locating funders and grant writing.

www.fdncenter.org/

The Foundation Center; includes online proposal writing guide, sample grant application forms, electronic newsletters, and searchable index of foundations.

www.ed.gov/

US Department of Education; primarily educational resources, includes some grant opportunities for libraries.

www.imls.gov

The Institute of Museum and Library Services; offers grants to libraries, and for museum-library collaborative projects.

http://pld.dpi.wi.gov/pld_lsta

The state of Wisconsin’s site for LSTA grants; information on categories, abstracts of current and previous grants.

http://www.neh.gov/grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities; information on grant opportunities, also links to state humanities agencies.

http://www.wisconsinhumanities.org/grants

Wisconsin Humanities Council; links to their grant programs, Speaker’s Bureau, and other available resources for libraries.

http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/awards-grants-and-scholarships

ALA’s index to grants and scholarships.

http://grants.library.wisc.edu/

Grants Information Center; a grants and funding collection located at Memorial Library at UW-Madison.

www.marquette.edu/library/fic/hours.htm

Funding Information Center; grants and funding collection located at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

http://www.ala.org/alsc/

The Association for Library Service to Children, a unit of ALA; grants specifically for children’s librarians.