As a member of the Foundation Center in New York, the Houston Public Library is a part of a national network of Funding Information Network Partners providing public access to authoritative print and electronic philanthropic resources.
This service enables grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media and the general public to identify the kind of philanthropy foundations invest in, the application process, and how to write successful proposals.
In addition to the Foundation Directory Online and the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online available exclusively at the Central Library, check our online catalog for additonal print sources such as the followoing:
- Foundation 1000
- Foundation Directory
- Foundation Grants to Individuals
- Foundation Yearbook
- Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing
- Guide to U.S. Foundations, Their Trustees, Officers, and Donors
- National Directory of Corporate Giving
Librarians provide instruction in the use of these materials for any individual or group seeking funds or grants, during the service hours of the Reference Department at the Central Library.