Business Library Reference AS911.A2 F66 2011
Doe Library Reference AS911.A2 F66 2012
Use this directory to locate descriptions of California-based grant makers, including private grant-making foundations, community foundations, operating foundations, and corporate grant makers. For each grant maker, identifies fields of interest, purpose and activities, and type of support offered. At the back of the book, a subject index identifies grant makers by state by their fields of interest (e.g., civil rights, human services, poverty studies, economically disadvantaged, etc.).
The Business Library receives this title in print. We keep the last four years in print on the lower level of the library. Browse this newspaper for ideas about trends in charitable giving. Online access is also available via Academic Search Complete.
ARTICLES AND OTHER RESEARCH REPORTS
Provides full text for publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
** TIP: Try a search for “charitable giving and trends” or “charitable giving and (community or communities)” to find articles
A project of the Foundation Center, IssueLab gathers, indexes, and shares the collective intelligence of the social sector. Provides free access to thousands of case studies, evaluations, white papers, and issue briefs addressing some of the world's most pressing social problems.
** TIP: Do a search for “California” to discover reports from and about the state
Foundation Center Library in San Francisco (312 Sutter Street)
The Foundation Center has two libraries: one in New York and the other in San Francisco. The library is open to the public (check website for details). Their website currently features a report on Key Facts on Bay Area Foundations, as well as a blog that spotlights grantmakers, their grants, and the work of the Foundation Center in California and beyond.