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A brief guide to finding funding opportunities and writing grant proposals.
Interested in seeking grants? The library has a number of print books and ebooks available to assist in finding funding opportunities and and writing grant proposals. You can also find a selection of recommended databases and online resources.
Additional grant finding resources may be accessed through the Duluth Public Library, which is a network partner of the Foundation Center.
The Office of Institutional Research and Sponsored Programs provides assistance and support for faculty and staff who are seeking external funding for research, curriculum development and student success.
What is Candid?
Candid provides funding information through more than 400 Funding Information Network locations (formerly called Cooperating Collections) — libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers located across the U.S. and several countries.
Where can I access Candid?
The Jim Dan Hill Library does not subscribe to Candid. Please visit the Duluth Public Library or find another participating location through the links below.
The Duluth Public Library is the only library in the Duluth-Superior area that provides access to the Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Maps, and GrantSpace. These grant resources and others may be found on their databases list under the Business Resources category. You must physically visit the Main Branch of the Duluth Public Library to access these resources.
Formerly the Foundation Center, Candid provides free funding information through more than 400 Funding Information Network locations (formerly called Cooperating Collections) — libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers located across the U.S. and several countries. Use this map to find a network location near you.