Grant Research

Foundation Center Funding Information Network

Foundation Center Resources

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online Professional
(Annapolis Regional Library Only)
Access information on U.S. grantmakers and their grants through a database of over 92,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
(Annapolis Regional Library Only)
Financial support for individual grantseekers for scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, research, etc. Also a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving to the individual.

Foundation Maps

Foundation Maps
(Annapolis Regional Library Only)
Provides user a tool to map grantmakers and grants using a variety of criteria including geographic location, funders, social issues and demographics. Site includes a FAQ and online user manual.

Grant Space - A Service of the Foundation Center Grant Space - A Service of the Foundation Center
Available anywhere, this free resource connects grant researchers to free online training.

Additional Resources

  • Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents in A to Z. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

  • Includes Ward's Business Directory, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.


Thanks to support from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Anne Arundel County Public Library is a member of the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. The Foundation Center is the most authoritative source of information on private philanthropy in the United States. They help grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public better understand the field of philanthropy. As a Funding Network Information Network partner, the Annapolis Regional Library Branch acts as a resource center for our local grantseeking community.

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One-on-One Training

Meet for a one-on-one appointment to learn the basics of searching the Foundation Directory Online. Call 410-222-1750 or visit the Annapolis Regional Library for more information and to schedule a one hour appointment.

Upcoming Workshops

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 2:00pm -- Edgewater
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 2:00pm -- Edgewater

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