Taylor University offers quite a few tools to assist you in the grant-discovery and grant-writing process. The Foundation Center's Funding Information Network provides several databases and the Office of Sponsored Programs offers SpinPlus.
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
The resources listed to the right provide a ton of free information in the form of proposal templates, self-help videos, charts & graphs on foundation giving or grant awards, and basic reports on U.S. foundation giving.
Access them from anywhere!
Check out these free resources when you need help:
- with the very basics of foundation / grant research
- with understanding how grant proposals go together
- with getting visual and graphical data about U.S. foundations
"Here at GuideStar we gather and disseminate information about every single IRS-registered nonprofit organization. We provide as much information as we can about each nonprofit's mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, transparency, governance, and so much more...We combine the information that nonprofits supply with data from several other sources." (Excerpted from About Us page, GuideStar.org)
You can utilize the plethora of resources available to funding seekers at this site, a service of The Foundation Center. Here you can "EXPLORE in-depth content, ENGAGE with a community of peers and experts, and ENERGIZE your fundraising efforts" (About page). You will find videos, podcasts, a Knowledge Base, a synchronous chat service, expert advice on fundraising and management, training videos and on-sight, in-person training events, and much more. View the Infographic about what GrantSpace has to offer.
- Foundation Stats
"The Foundation Center's Foundation Stats provides the most comprehensive resource available for generating tables and charts on the size, scope, and giving priorities of the U.S. foundation community" (About page).
"Permission to use, copy, and/or distribute any data generated from Foundation Stats in whole or in part for internal purposes without fee is granted provided that the appropriate credit to the Foundation Center is included in copies of all individual documents" (FAQs page).