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Grants Classes

Classes at the State Library for Fall 2017 will be posted at the beginning of August. 

Check out these free tutorials from the Foundation Center:

Guide to Funding Research

Foundation Directory Online Guided Tour

What is a Foundation?

Demystifying the 990-PF

Proposal Writing Short Course

Introduction to Project Budgets

South Carolina Foundation Directory

2014 Edition of the South Carolina Foundation Directory

The 2014 edition of the South Carolina Foundation Directory is available for downloading.

The 2014 edition includes South Carolina foundations that accept proposals.

The South Carolina State Library publishes the South Carolina Foundation Directory every three years to assist South Carolinians in their search for funds to support the programs and projects of their organizations.  The 2017 edition will published later this year.

For assistance regarding the 2014 Directory, please contact Information Services staff at (803) 734-8026

Online Foundation Directories

Grant and Fund Raising Resources

South Carolina Grant Resources
General Grant Resources
Grants for Libraries

Books and eBooks on fund raising, grant writing and nonprofit management:
In the SCLENDS catalog (or in the local library catalogs) look under the subjects:
Fund Raising”, “Nonprofit organizations”, or “Proposal Writing for Grants

Additional Information

The Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network partners provide grant seekers free access to materials and services in libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers worldwide. The Foundation Center provides each network partner with an extensive collection of information and publications for grant-seeking nonprofit organizations.

The Anderson County LibraryCharleston County LibraryFlorence County Library,Greenville County LibrarySpartanburg County Library, Georgetown Public Library and the South Carolina State Library are Funding Information Network partners in South Carolina.

Learn More about Grants Research @ SCSL

About the Grants Research Collection

The South Carolina State Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center.  

The Grants Research Collection at the South Carolina State Library is designed to assist nonprofit organizations and individuals seeking grant funding from private and corporate foundations and government agencies.  

The Collection includes resources for finding foundation and government grant programs, the grantseeking and proposal writing process, nonprofit organization management, and general fund raising strategies.