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"A book that is shut is but a block"

by Kate Ter Haar
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Sample Titles

Series (often produced annually):

  • Directory of grants in the humanities; 1986-2006.  +AS 911 .A2 D58
  • Fulbright and related grants for graduate study, graduate research and teaching assistantships. LB2338.I59 G7 (latest volume in Olin Reference) See also:
  • Money for graduate students in the arts & humanities. LB 2337.2 .M664 (latest volume in Olin Reference)
  • Foundation grants to individuals. AS911.A2 F784 + (latest volume in Olin & Mann Reference)
  • The grants register. LB2338 G76 (latest volume in Olin Reference)


  • The Foundation Center’s guide to proposal writing; (2001). Olin Library Reference HG177.5.U6 G44x 2001
  • The Foundation Center's guide to winning proposals II; (2005). Mann Library HV41.9.U5 F673 2005
  • Foundation fundamentals : A guide for grantseekers (2004). Mann Library HV41.9.U5 F686 2004
  • Proposals that work : A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals (5th ed. ed.). ILR Library Q180.55.P7 L63 2007
  • Grant application writer's handbook (4th ed. ed.). Mann Library R853.P75 R439 2005

See also

Rob Bruno, compiler. "Resources for Individual Grantseekers: A  Bibliography," in Charles, Claire, ed. Foundation Grants to Individuals, 24th ed. (Foundation Center, 2015): xxi-xxxvi.

Olin Library Reference AS911 .A2 F784

LC Subject Headings for grants & fellowships

Student aid --United States –Directories.

Graduate students --Scholarships, fellowships, etc. --United States.

Research grants --United States --Directories.

Students loan funds --United States --Directories.

Humanities --Scholarships, fellowships, etc. --United States --Directories.

Arts --Scholarships, fellowships, etc. --United States --Directories.

Endowments --United States --Directories.

Scholarships --United States --Directories.

Student loans --United States --Directories.

Proposal writing for grants.