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Access to the Gelman and VSTC Library buildings is available only to residential students and to GW students, faculty, and staff who have special permission to be on campus (the on-campus cohort) and a quarantine status of "cleared." Those who are not part of the on-campus cohort will not have physical access to campus buildings. Seat reservations are required. 

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library

Grants and Foundations

Closed to the public through Fall Term (ending Dec. 22, 2020)

Following University COVID-19 policies, Enterprise Hall and the VSTC Library suite is closed to most users. Only a strictly controlled group of on-campus GWorld cardholders with special preauthorization to be on campus will be able to enter the library. WRLC institution affiliates and the general public will not have access until further notice. We apologize to our grantseeking visitors for any inconvenience and invite you to take advantage of our remote database service, linked below.

Online access available to FDO Essential database

Through December 31, 2020, Candid is providing grantseekers in our local community remote access to the Foundation Directory Online Essential database through the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus. You may use the link to search for funders from your own home or anywhere off-campus. 

If you have questions or require assistance in obtaining specific information about peer 501(c)3 organization grant recipients or other information not available in the basic FDO Essential database, please contact our staff at virginia@gwu.edu with a full description of your needs. 


Candid Funding Information Network (FIN) Partner Location

The Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library is a Funding Information Network (FIN) Partner of Candid (formerly the Foundation Center), offering resources that help non-profit organizations and individuals identify sources of grants and foundation funding. Our staff member is certified by Candid to assist users with funding prospect research using the Foundation Directory Online. 

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