This database includes the Nonprofit Sector Yellow Book. These directories are a "who's who" of people at various government levels as well as associations, media, etc. Contact information is provided for individuals and agencies.
Pennsylvania Foundations (2003)
REF-1 HV98 .P4 D58 58 7TH 2003
REF-1 AS911 .A2 F65 F65 23RD 2001
Grants Index (2001)
REF-1 378.3 F771
(Carnegie Mellon users only)
Community of Science is a global registry designed to provide accurate, timely, easy-to-access information about what new funding opportunities exist, and who is working on what subject, and where. "Science" in this context is defined along the lines of the Latin word "scientia," meaning "knowledge."
of Science (Carnegie Mellon users only)
1945- (updated weekly)
Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the literature of the sciences, social sciences and the arts & humanities. Users may choose to search across all the databases, or select just one. This unique database indexes and links cited references for each article. All formats provide complete bibliographic data and additional features, such as cited reference searching, links to related articles, plus author and publisher addresses.
Links are provided to thousands of nonprofit organizations around the world.
The Foundation Center
(New York City)
The mission of the Foundation Center is to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects. The online library includes links to nonprofit resources, a foundation finder, an orientation to fundseeking tutorial, and more.
Center (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - CLP)
The Foundation Center print and electronic resources are accessible whenever the Main Library is open. Make an appointment (622-1917) if you will need assistance as the Center is not staffed at all hours. The web site has additional information.
The following databases are available free of charge on the PCs in the Foundation Center:
Over 60,000 U.S. foundation and corporate givers, with descriptions of over 250,000 associated grants.
More than 10,000 grants available from public & private sources for nonprofits and individuals in U.S. and Canada; special focus on sponsored research opportunities.
Over 60,000 US foundations, corporate givers, and grantmaking public charities with descriptions of ~150,000 more recent grants.
Profiles of Pennsylvania foundations, including grants list.
Approximately 10,000 profiles of the top private and corporate foundations and corporate direct giving programs, with about 76,000 recent grants listed. Comprehensive biographical information.
This guide was originally developed for Carnegie Mellon University Libraries by Mary Wojtkiewicz, graduate student in the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, Summer 2003. It was updated by Christopher Lemery, graduate student in the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, Summer 2008.