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In observance of the Juneteenth holiday, Gelman and VSTC Libraries will be CLOSED on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19, 2021. GW administrative offices will be closed and classes will not be held.

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library

Grants: Available Resources

Please note: If you will need help searching the grants databases or using any of Candid's resources, contact the VSTC Library staff prior to your visit to ensure we will have someone available to assist you. Alternately, contact Candid staff using one of the methods below:

On the web
Ask Us (Candid Learning) : email or chat

Candid Northeast Regional Office (Washington, DC)
Phone: 202-331-1400
1627 K Street, NW Third Floor Washington, DC 20006-1708

Find a Candid Funding Information Network location near you.


Available resources for nonprofits and individuals include:

Foundation Directory Online Professional
Available for in house use only.
Provides fundraisers with access to searchable online databases of grantmakers, grants, companies and 990s

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Available for in house use only.
Database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers.

Candid's website provides links to online tutorials, training, foundation and GuideStar resources, RFP's and trends concerning all areas of fundraising and philanthropy including proposal writing, budgeting, non-profit management and much more.

Candid Learning (formerly GrantSpace)
The Candid Learning website provides easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources to help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations.

Request For Proposals search (Philanthropy News Digest)
Search funder RFPs and award announcements for free from any computer and set up email alerts based on your area of interest.


Other resources for GW students and researchers:

In addition to the Foundation Directory Online, GW affiliates interested in fellowships and research funding may wish to browse the resources below.
Dissertation & Fellowship Funding guide (created by GW librarian Dorinne Banks)
Fellowships search via GW Academic Commons
Grant Forward database for scholarships, fellowships, and faculty funding opportunities



Building Entrance Policy

Visitors not affiliated with the George Washington University must present a picture ID and sign in at the entrance of Enterprise Hall, located at 44983 Knoll Square, Ashburn, VA 20147, before proceeding up one floor to the Library in room 179.

The members of our Library Staff are happy to help get you started. First-time users should contact us several business days prior to arrival to confirm staff availability (new visitors to our location will require help to log into the Foundation Center databases and obtain a guest password for library workstations). Please stop by, call (571) 553-8230 or email us at virginia@gwu.edu.

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