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Fundraising & Grantwriting: Home

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Finding Books: Fundraising & Grantwriting

Book cover: proposal planning and writing Book cover: the nurse's grant writing advantage Book cover: a how to guide for nonprofits: social media for social good Book cover: writing science: how to write papers that get cited and proposals that get funded Book cover: power in policy: a funder's guide to advocacy and civic participation Book cover: a funder's guide to evaluation Book cover: after the grant Book cover: a guide to proposal writing Book cover: winning proposals Book cover: grant writing 101 Book cover: the nonprofit development companion Book cover: getting your share of the pie Book cover: getting grants Book cover: the only grant-writing book you'll ever need Book cover: fundraising for social change Book cover: the complete book of grant writing Book cover: nonprofits made easy Book cover: how to write a successful fundraising letter 

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Recommended Websites: Fundraising & Grantwriting

Fundraising Databases
Foundations in Wisconsin: A Directory - Marquette University's directory provides searchable profiles of active grantmaking foundations in the state of Wisconsin. For help see, their Search page. (access for Alverno patrons only - if logging in from off campus, ask a librarian for the credentials)

Other Websites
Funding Information Center - Marquette University's collection of research guides, databases, useful sites, and other resources.

Greater Milwaukee Foundation - A major philanthropic group comprised of thousands of charitable funds focused on enriching and elevating the Milwaukee community.

Candid (Foundation Directory Online) - This site includes access to a Foundation Directory, 990s, and a Trend Tracker.

Introduction to Proposal Writing (Candid) - A fantastic resource for preparing a proposal.

beta.SAM.gov - Provides information for over 2,000 Federal Assistance Programs along with a number of other resources.

Philanthropy News Digest  - A daily news service of the Foundation Center, sign up for their email digest to receive alerts and philanthropy-related materials. They also publish a daily Request for Proposals digest. Great site!

Grants.gov - Information on federal grants. Register to receive free e-mail alerts for grant opportunities.

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Grants and Financial Assistance - A list intended to increase knowledge and accessibility of state and federal funds for education and libraries.

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