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Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts lists information and links to Web sites for many private, corporate, and community foundations that grant money in Massachusetts. Based in Boston, AGM maintains a public library and subscription database of grantmakers from all over Massachusetts and other parts of New England. It offers proposal writing workshops throughout the state as well as frequent "Meet the Donor" sessions featuring representatives from foundations. Please email Charles Eaton (email@example.com) for Lesley's password.
The Foundation Center Online Directory, includes help in locating and writing applications to corporate and private foundations. Links to Philanthropy News Digest, funding trends, and an online library of resources. Please email Charles Eaton (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Lesley's password.
Lesley University has a membership with the Grants Resource Center in Washington, DC. This organization maintains a database of public and private funding opportunities relevant to institutions of higher education. Please email Charles Eaton (email@example.com) for Lesley's password.
"The [grant] proposal does not stand alone. It must be part of a process of planning and of research on, outreach to, and cultivation of potential foundation and corporate donors.” (The Foundation Center)
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