The Grant Resource Center

Are you a representative of a nonprofit organization and new to funding research?

Learn how the resources of the Grants Resource Center at the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County can help you become a more effective grant seeker. To learn more about the Library’s grant resources or make an appointment call 585-428-8130.  Upcoming programs on grant seeking can be found here.

As a partner of the Funding Information Network of the Foundation Center, a nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, These fully searchable databases include detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders, and interactive mapping tools.

Grant Related Online Resources available at the Central Library:

  • Foundation Directory Online (Available in house only)
  • Foundation Directory: Searchable profiles of all active U.S. foundations and recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders.
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals: Access 6,100 programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.
  • Foundation Maps: an interactive mapping and charting tool for grantmakers and recipients.

Websites for Grant seekers:

Help from Organizations

Seeking funding can be a difficult, labor-intensive process. Assistance for the novice grant writer is available from these nonprofit organizations: