Books on Grantsmanship
2001, A Space Reality; Strategies for Obtaining Funding for New Library Space. SPEC kit compiled by Paula T. Kaufman and Aubrey H. Mitchell. Washington, D.C. : Association of Research Libraries, Office of Management Services, 1994.
Barber, Peggy and Linda D. Crowe. Getting your Grant; a How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman, 1992.
Bauer, David G. The "How to" Grant Manual; Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants. 3rd ed. American Council on Education. Oryx Press, 1995. HG 177 .B38 1995.
Blum, Laurie. The Complete Guide to Getting a Grant; How to Turn Your Ideas into Dollars. New York : John Wiley & Sons, 1996.
Bowman, Joel P and Bernadine P. Branchaw. How to Write Proposals that Produce. Oryx Press, 1992.
Carlson, Mim. Winning Grants Step by Step: Support Centers of Americaís Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals. Jossey-Bass, 1995.
Chelekis, George C. The Action Guide to Government Grants, Loans, and Giveaways; The Comprehensive Guide to Gettting Millions of Dollars in Grants, Loan Guarantees, Loans, and Other Financial Help from Federal and State Government Sources. New York: Perigee Books, 1993.
Dewey, Barbara I. Raising Money for Academic and Research Libraries; A How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1991.
The Foundation Center's User-Friendly Guide; Grantseeker's Guide to Resources. Judith B. Margolin, ed. New York: The Center, 1994.
Fraser, Jane, 1954- Professional Proposal Writing. Brookfield, VT: Gower, 1995.
Frey, Robert S. Successful Proposal Strategies for Small Business[es]; Winning Government, Private Sector, and International Contracts. Boston: Artech House, 1997.
Geever, Jane C. and Patricia McNeill. The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing. Rev. ed. New York: The Foundation Center, 1997.
Gilpatrick, Eleanor G. Grants for Nonprofit Organizations; A Guide to Funding and Grant Writing. New York: Praeger, 1989.
Gitlin, Laura N. and Kevin J. Lyons. Successful Grant Writing; Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals. New York: Springer, 1996.
Giving U.S.A. (annual) New York: American association of Fund-Raising Council.
Golden, Susan L. Secrets of Successful Grantsmanship; A Guerrilla Guide to Raising Money.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997.
Gothberg, Helen and Edith Ferrill. "New Sources for Grants and Grant Writing," Reference Services Review, Summer 1993, 17-30+.
Government assistance almanac [annual]. Washington, D.C. : Foggy Bottom Publications, c1985- .
Grant Development for Large and Small Libraries. Lynette Korenic and Clayton Kirking, ed. . Art Libraries Society of North America, 1990.
Helgeson, Donald V. Engineerís and Managerís Guide to Winning Proposals. Artech House, 1994.
High, George R. Getting Funded; The Art of Writing Successful Proposals. Arlington, TX: School of Urban and Public Affairs. Univ. of Texas at Arlington, 1991(?).
Hoffman, Irene M. "Fundraising: A Selected List of Internet Resources," College & Research Library News (Nov 1995) 692-693, 717.
How to Create and Present Successful G overnment Proposals; Techniques for Today's Tough Economy. James W. Hill, Timothy Whalen, ed. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 1993.
How to Write a Successful Research Grant Application: A Guide for Social and Behavioral Scientists. Plenum Press, 1995.
Jasmine, Julia. Writing Grants; A Complete Guide to Educators. Huntington Beach, CA : Teacher Created Materials, 1996.
Lauffer, Armand. Grants, etc. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1997.
Meador, Roy. Guidelines for Preparing Proposals. Lewis Publishers, 1991. HF 5718.5 .M43 1991.
Miner, Lynn E., Jeremy T. Miner and Jerry Griffith. Proposal Planning & Writing. 2nd ed. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx, 1998.
Orlich, Donald C. Designing Successful Grant Proposals. Alexandria, VA : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1996.
Parsigian, Elise K. Proposal Savvy: Creating Successful Proposals for Media Projects. Sage Publications, 1996.
Reif-Lehrer, Liane. The Grant Application Writer's Handbook. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1995.
Ries, Joanne B. and Carl G. Leukefeld. Applying for Research Funding; Getting Started and Getting Funded. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage, 1995.
Ries, Joanne B. and Carl G. Leukefeld. The Research Funding Guidebook; Getting it, Managing it & Renewing it. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998.
Ruskin, Karen B. Grantwriting, Fundraising, and Partnerships: Strategies that Work! Corwin Press, 1995.
Schumacher, Dorin. Get Funded! A Practical Guide for Scholars Seeking Research Support from Business. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1992.
Sosa, Maria, et al., eds. "Fund-Raising for the Media Center," pp. 77-96 in their Great Explorations: Discovering Science in the Library. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1992.
Swan, James. Fundraising for the Small Public Library : a How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1990.
Vivian, Kaye. Winning Proposals: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Proposal Process. Issued by the Management of an Accounting Practice Committee. Jersey City, NJ: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1993.
Weeden, Curt. Corporate Social Investing; the Breaking-Through Strategy for Giving and Getting Corporate Contributions. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1998.
Directories of Funding Sources
Bauer, David G. The Complete Grants Sourcebook for Higher Education. 3d ed. Oryx, 1995.
Bauer, David G. Educator's Internet Funding Guide: Clasroom Connect's Reference guide for Technology Funding. Prentice-Hall, 1997.
The Big Book of Library Grant Money. Prepared by the Taft Group for the American Library Association, Chicago: 1994-. (Latest ed - 1998/99)
Ferguson, Jacqueline. The Education Grantseeker's Guide to Foundation Corporate Funding.
Alexandria, Va. : Capitol Publications, 1991.
The Foundation Directory. New York: Foundation Center. Latest print ed., 1996. Better to use the web-based tool.
The Foundation 1000; in-depth profile of the 1000 largest U.S. foundations. New York: Foundation Center. Most recent edition, 1998/99.
Freeman, David F. The Handbook on Private Foundations. Rev. ed. Council on Foundations. New York: Foundation Center, 1991.
National Data Book of Foundations. (annual) New York: Foundation Center, 1989- .
National Guide to Funding for Libraries and Information Services. 2nd ed. New York: The Foundation Center, 1993.