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Foundations & Grants

The Alvin Sherman Library serves as a Funding Information Network Partner of Candid (formerly The Foundation Center) and provides a wide range of services to help those involved in preparing grants and soliciting funds from foundations.


  • Corporate Foundation Profiles (HV89 .C68 2002)
  • The Foundation Center's Guide to Grantseeking on the Web (HV41.2 .F68 2001)
  • The Foundation Directory (AS911.A2 F65 2003)
  • The Foundation Directory Part 2 (AS911.A2 F65 pt.2 2003)
  • The Foundation Directory Supplement
  • The Foundation 1000 (HV97.F65 F67a)
  • Guide to Funding for International and Foreign Programs (AS8 .G85 2002)
  • Guide to U.S. Foundations: Their Trustees, Officers, and Donors (AS911.A2 F65)
  • International Guide to Funding in Arts and Culture National Guide to Funding for the Environment and Animal Welfare (TD171 .N38 2000)
  • National Guide to Funding in Aging (HV1457 .N38)
  • National Guide to Funding in Higher Education (LB2336 .N37)
  • Securing Your Organization's Future (HV41.9.U5 S45)

The books and journals in the Foundations and Grants reference collection cannot be checked out, however a few titles are circulating. For public patrons the online databases are only accessible in the library building; though NSU patrons may access them remotely.  Photocopiers are available at the library for a nominal fee, and a scanner is available to use free of charge. Users may print from the library's public computers for a nominal fee as well. Library visitors are reminded to observe the federal laws regarding unauthorized duplication of copyrighted materials and software.

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Sarah Cisse
Alvin Sherman Library