The University of Iowa

Resource Library Reference Collection

While much of the information on funding is now available through the Internet, there are still some very helpful materials that are available only in book format.  The titles listed below are available for reference use only in the Resource Information Center in 100 Gilmore Hall.   A photocopy machine is available for copying at no charge.

General Reference

 020/AS     Associations Unlimited (the online version of the Encyclopedia of Associations), Gale Research, Inc. 047/IO       Iowa Manufacturers Directory 2003, HarrisInfoSource, 2003

Grantmaker Directories

120/IO        The Iowa Foundation DataBook: A directory/database of 1,192  foundations based in Iowa and all of their grants for the most recent year on record, 3rd edition, C&D Publishing, 2005

 158/NA     National Directory of Foundation Grants for Native Americans, CRC Publishing Company-EagleRock Books, 1998

 Grantmaker Directories: Program Areas

 202/AR      Artists & Writers Colonies: Retreats, Residencies, and Respites for the Creative Mind, Blue Heron Publishing, 2000 (Please request this title at the reception desk.)

 202/AR      Artists Communities: A Directory of Residencies in the United States That Offer Time and Space for Creativity, Allworth Press, 2000 (Please request this title at the reception desk.)

 270/FU       Funding Sources for Community and Economic Development 2003: A Guide to Current Sources for Local Programs and Projects, Oryx, 2003

 International Activities

 330/FU       Fulbright Grants for US Scholars & Professionals, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 1995 (videotape)

 340/IN        International Foundation Directory, 11th edition, Europa Publications Limited, 2002

  340/WO      World Guide to Foundations, Volume I, Europe, 2nd edition, K.G. Saur, 2001

 340/WO      World Guide to Foundations, Volume II, Africa/The Americas/Asia and Oceana, 2nd edition, K.G. Saur, 2001

 370/DI         Directory of International Corporate Giving in America and Abroad, 2000, 11th Edition, Taft Group, 2000

370/IN        The International Directory of Corporate Philanthropy, First Edition, Europa Publications, 2002.


 410/PR        Private Foundation Tax Return Search (list of URL’s to locate 990 PF information)

 430/CO       Corporate Giving Directory, 25th Edition, The Taft Group, 2003

  430/NA       National Directory of Corporate Giving, 8th edition, The Foundation Center, 2002

 440/NA       National Directory of Grantmaking Public Charities, 2nd edition, The Foundation Center, 1998

 Non-Profit Organizations - Fundraising

 770/DE       Demystifying Grant Seeking: What you really need to do to get grants, Jossey-Bass, 2001

770/FO       The Foundation Center’s Guide to Winning Proposals, The Foundation Center, 2003

 770/GR       Grant Your Wish: Learn from the Professionals How to Write a Successful Grant Proposal, distributed by Successful images, Inc., 1998 (videotape)

 770/GR       Grantseeker’s Answerbook: Fundraising Experts Respond to the Most Commonly Asked Questions, Second edition, Aspen Publishers, Inc. 1999

 770/GR       Grantseeker’s Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Finding Funding (includes disk), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998

 770/PR        Proposals That Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals, Fourth Edition, Sage Publications, 2000