Funding Information Network


Free resources for nonprofits and individuals seeking grants

Foundation Information Network - A GCPL Premium Database

Available exclusively at the Lawrenceville Branch
Resources available at the Lawrenceville Branch are designed to serve the needs of grant seekers, nonprofit organizations and individuals—with resources targeted primarily to nonprofit 501c(3) organizations whose purposes are charitable, cultural, educational, scientific or literary. Resources available include…
  • The most complete database of all US grantmakers and millions of their grants.
  • Proposal writing guidelines with instructions and examples of successful proposals.
  • A database of programs that provides support for students, artists and researchers.
  • Reference print collection of books on fundraising, grantwriting, nonprofit management, boards, volunteers and philanthropy.
  • Free access to GrantSpace website, which offers resources designed to meet the needs of nonprofits in securing funding, operating effective organizations and improving your community.
  • Research reports on trends and patterns of giving by US foundations.
Do you have a device that can access the internet?
If you do, you can avoid computer time limits by using these databases through the Lawrenceville branch’s wireless internet access.  Wireless access is free and does not require a library card. Just ask a staff member for assistance.