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Internship and Service Learning 20:121:827:330:01 and 331:01: Grantsmanship

Guide to information resources for students in Public Service who are doing an internship.

Grantseeking tips

Grant Proposals  (University of North Carolina Writing Center)

Focused handout for students about preparing the grant proposal.  Also leads to a companion handout on literature reviews.


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.


Grant-Writing Tips for Graduate Students (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Good basic strategies, plus some ideas for bouncing back after a rejected proposal.



Sources from the Foundation Center (

Foundation Directory Online  (Professional)  Rutgers restricted

Full database from the Foundation Center.  An iPhone app version is available for Rutgers students and faculty.


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.


New York Library Center

Some free onsite training and library services at the New York Library Center location.


Cooperating Collections:  New Jersey

New Jersey libraries with grants resources.


Patricia Bender (Research Office, Newark) and Erleen Harris (Dana Summer Librarian) contributed to the original version of this page.

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