Book Resources

Please send all feedback regarding these resources/books to

Books on Funding Sources

See Norlin Library for the latest annual edition.

Annual register of grant support. Chicago: Marquis Academic Media.
Directory of grants in the humanities. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press.
Directory of research grants. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
National directory of corporate giving. New York: Foundation Center.
The foundation grants index on CD-ROM. New York: Foundation Center.
The foundation 1000. New York: Foundation Center.
Research centers directory. Detroit, MI: Gale Group.
The grants register: The complete guide to post graduate funding worldwide. Chicago: St. James Press.

Books on Grant Writing/Proposal Preparation

Each book is available at Norlin Library.

Art Libraries Society of North America. (1990). Grant development for large and small libraries. Tucson, AZ: Art Libraries Society of North America.
Barber, P. (1993). Getting your grant: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians (p. 172). New York: Neal-Schuman.
Bauer, D. G. (2003). The "how to" grants manual: Successful grantseeking techniques for obtaining public and private grants (5th ed.). Westport, CT: Praeger.
Belcher, J. C. (1992). From idea to funded project: Grant proposals that work (4th ed.). Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press.
Brewer, E. W. (2008). Finding funding: Grantwriting from start to finish, including project management and internet use (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Browning, B. A. (1991). Successful grant writing tips: The manual. Burton, MI: Grant$line.
Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. (2006). The art and science of grant writing. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. Of Housing and Urban Development, Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives.
Dee, P. (2006). Building a successful career in scientific research: A guide for Ph.D. students and post-docs. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Gatrell, J. D., Bierly, G. D., & Jensen, R. R. (2005). Research design and proposal writing in spatial science. Springer Berlin Heidelberg: NY.
Golden, S. L. (1997). Secrets of successful grantsmanship: A guerrilla guide to raising money. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Helgeson, D. V. (1985). Handbook for writing technical proposals that win contracts. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Henson, K. T. (2004). Grant writing in higher education: A step-by-step guide. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon.
How to write an effective proposal: Understanding the department of labor solicitation for grant applications. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Illes, J. (1999). The strategic grant-seeker: A guide to conceptualizing fundable research in the brain and behavioral sciences. Mahwah, N.J: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Karsh, E. (2006). The only grant-writing book you'll ever need (2nd ed.). New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers.
Liberatori, E. (2006). Guide to getting arts grants. New York: Allworth Press.
Locke, L. F. (2007). Proposals that work: A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
Mikelonis, V. M. (2004). Grant seeking in an electronic age. New York: Pearson/Longman.
NEA Professional Library (Association). (1998). How to get grants and free stuff. Annapolis Junction, MD: NEA Professional Library.
New, C. C., & Quick, J. A. (2003). How to write a grant proposal. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley & Sons.
Ogden, T. E. (1995). Research proposals: A guide to success (2nd ed.). New York: Raven Press.
Orlich, D. C. (2002). Designing successful grant proposals. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Quick, J. A.  & New, C. C. (2001). Grant seeker's budget toolkit. New York: John Wiley.
Reif-Lehrer, L. (2005). Grant application writer's handbook (4th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
Reif-Lehrer, L. (1989). Writing a successful grant application (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones and Bartlett.
Ruskin, K. B. (1995). Grantwriting, fundraising, and partnerships: Strategies that work!  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Smith, N. B. (2006). The complete book of grant writing: Learn to write grants like a professional. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks.
Ward, D. (2006).Writing grant proposals that win. (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.