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The Foundation Center

Foundations On-line

California Foundations & Grants (courtesy of fundsnetservices.com)

Philanthropy News Digest

Grants.gov (Federal) http://www.grants.gov/

State of California Grants http://www.ca.gov/Grants.html

CSU Chancellor's Office https://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/research/Pages/default.aspx

How to Get Grants:
  • New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding - The Chancellor's office has purchased a systemwide license for this e-book.  Use the instructions below to download your own copy.
    • 1.  Go to website at http://academicresearchgrants.com/e-books
    • 2.  Add the 2nd Edition New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding - Individual Purchase (not institutional) to the shopping cart.
    • 3.  Go to the cart and check out as usual, but put in the following discount code "CALSTATE" - which will reduce the amount owed to zero.
      • a.  Payment/Step 2 - Enter Billing Address Information (name, address, city, state, zip); No credit card information is required.
    • 4.  Finish the check-out process; you will receive a link to download the book directly (pdf file).
  • Ten Simple Rules for Getting Grants by PE Bourne & LM Chalupa (Courtesy of the Public Library of Science, but relevant to ALL disciplines) 
  • GrantSpace Proposal Writing tips, free webinars, sample documents, classes and more (Courtesy of the Foundation Center) 
    http://grantspace.org/skills/proposal-writing
  • Books and eBooks in the Cal State East Bay Library
    http://xerxes.calstate.edu/eastbay/books/results?query=grant+proposal+writing&start=11
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