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  • Fundraising and Grants

The links and resources in this section do not constitute an endorsement from IAM. These lists are not exhaustive.

Fundraising and Grants

Getting Your Board to Use the F-Word: Overcoming Fundraising Fears

The In's and Out's of Indirect Costs: Not Just For Accountants

Online Fundraising Hangbook

Project Ideas: The Good, the Bad, and the Incomprehensible

What Donors Really Want in a Letter of Inquiry

Groups that can help:

Charity Center


The Foundation Center, find grant making foundations and institutions., one-stop shopping for information on government grants.

Illinois Humanities Council, offering mini and major grants for humanities projects.

J. Paul Getty Trust

National Endowment for the Arts, apply for a grant.

National Endowment for the Humanities, apply for a grant.

The NonProfit Times Grant Research Portal, free database for researching grants

Check out the IAM Lending Library for titles available to members on this topic.

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