Funding Information Network of the Foundation Center

Grant Services

Nonprofit organizations and other grant seekers in the Louisville area looking for funding sources have access to a valuable collection of resources at the W. L. Lyons Brown Library.

The W. L. Lyons Brown Library at Bellarmine University is a partner of the Funding Information Network of the Foundation Center. The Foundation Center's mission is to strengthen the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy in the U. S. and around the world. The Funding Information Network contains resources to find potential funding from foundations, corporations, the public sector, and other sources for non-profit organizations and individuals. Materials in the collection include Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, guides on grant seeking, proposal writing, other means of fund raising, and texts on nonprofit management, leadership, and volunteerism.


The materials in the Funding Information Network are available during regular library hours.

Print Resources for Grants Research

The Funding Information Network maintains a current set of print resources in the Reference collection.

Online Resources for Grants Research

(accessible from all Brown Library computers)

The Foundation Directory Online Professional provides our patrons with access to information on grantmakers and their grants. The searchable database contains information on over 140,000 grantmakers in the United States and around the world. There is also a searchable file of recently awarded grants.

The Foundation Grants To Individuals Online database focuses on foundations that provide financial support for individual grant-seekers. It describes giving for a variety of purposes, including scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, arts and culture projects, and research.

For more information about the Funding Information Network at Bellarmine University: contact Dan Bays, Funding Information Network Supervisor, 502.272.8317.

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