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PALS Faculty: Grantsmanship Sources

Grantsmanship and other resources for PALS Faculty.

More Sources  Find Grant Opportunities

List of available grants from the Federal Government.

NonProfit Guides

Grant-writing tips and samples provided free to nonprofits by grant writers in Seattle, Washington.   Please observe terms and conditions when using this copyrighted material.

FundsNet Services Online

Ad-supported source of information for grant writers and grant seekers.

Grant Proposal Writing Tips (Corporation for Public Broadcasting)

Useful tips for grant writers and some funding sources related to broadcasting.



Foundation Center Freebies from

Foundation Center Fact Finder

Offers three free sources of information about grant sources.  Most sources on the Foundation Center site ( are not free of charge.

Welcome Nonprofit Grantseekers

Pages on grantsmanship just for nonprofits.  The online Proposal Writing Short Course is free.


Cooperating Collections:  New Jersey

New Jersey libraries with grants resources.

Executive Biographies from Ka-Neng Au, Dana Library

  • Start with Who's Who in Finance and Business (ALEXANDER, DANA, CARR REF HF 3023 .A2 W5) This companion to the regular Who's Who in America provides biographical data on over 23,000 leaders in business administration, technology, and business-related professions. Now available online as part of Marquis Who’s Who on the Web. (Rutgers-restricted access)
  • Refer also to the Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book of Corporate Managements (DANA REF HD 2745 .D85)
  • Consult the Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives (DANA Reference Desk) Vol. 2 includes the addresses, education, fraternal memberships, and business affiliations of the major executives of over 27,000 companies.
  • Use Business Source Premier to find articles about your executive. (Rutgers-restricted access)
  • Don't forget to check company Websites. Many more resources may be found on the Biographical Resources portion of the Business research guide.
  • Non-business biographical information can be found on the Biography page by Stephanie Bartz, Alexander Library.

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The John Cotton Dana Library

Grant Specialist

Patricia Bender

is a Research/Grant Specialist in the Office of Sponsored Research at Rutgers, Newark.   Ms. Bender is also a poet, writing teacher, and learning coach with a B.A. from Bloomfield College and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Rutgers University.  She is a National Writing Project consultant, and has earned certification in workshop leadership through Amherst Writers and Artists.

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