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Libraries are a good source of information with lots of free books about grant-making trusts and how to apply.

Most of these titles are reference books for use in the library only. You can just drop in and start using them straight away. Click the book titles to find out which libraries have them.

Community Fundraising 2019

Community Fundraising is one of the oldest and most common forms of fundraising and yet in spite of this there is surprisingly little written about this area of fundraising. This book fills that gap.

The Complete Fundraising Handbook 2019

This volume gives a thorough overview of the strategies, skills and techniques needed by those who raise money for charity. It contains case studies of successful fundraising, and contains new material on direct marketing.

Directory of Grant Making Trusts 2024/25 - *NEW*

Grant-making trusts are a major source of funding for UK charitable activity, and this guide provides a comprehensive directory. It contains information for fundraisers on the largest 2000 trusts and foundations in the UK that give grants to organisations.

The Grants Register 2023

'The Grants Register 2023' is a guide for postgraduate and professional funding worldwide. It contains international coverage of grants in almost 60 countries; information on subject areas, level of study, eligibility and value of awards; and information on over 6000 awards provided by over 1300 awarding bodies.

Guide to Grants for Individuals in Need 2022

Details of funds and other support available for individuals. A resource for advice and social workers as well as individuals.

The school fundraising handbook : how to maximise your income from grants, sponsorship and many other sources of finance 2019

This guide maps out all the different fundraising streams available to schools and helps readers through the grant application process from start to finish.