Grants Collection

 The following is a list of free resources available to grant seekers. The online resources can be accessed from any computer.,The print resources must be viewed in person at the Vermont Department of Libraries or requested by your local public library via interlibrary loan.


Foundation Center logo Foundation Center website

The Foundation Center's website allows you to use their online resources and tools, chat with a librarian online, discover foundation's IRS forms using the 990 Finder and much more. The website also maintains the Foundation Directory Online Free which provides basic information about private and corporate foundations.

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A service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources specifically designed to meet the grantseeking needs of non-profits and individuals.  

Vermont Directory of Foundations Online

The Vermont Directory of Foundations Online contains free information on grantmakers who have a primary address in Vermont or who have an interest in funding Vermont projects. The Vermont Directory is sponsored by the Vermont Community Foundation and the Foundation Center. Searching of this database can be done from any location.  

Print Resources

The Vermont State Library's collection of grant materials is designed to help both nonprofit organizations and individuals seeking grant opportunities.  Our large collection offers:

  • Directories
  • Handbooks on grant writing
  • Handbooks on managing non-profits
  • Books on fundraising and development strategies
  • Periodicals and newsletters on grantseeking

All of these materials can also be found in the Vermont Department of Libraries online catalog. If you would like to borrow material from the Grants Collection, you may submit a request through your local public library.

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