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Guide to resources providing information about fundraising as a profession, statistics about fundraising, background on funding organizations, and links to professional organizations.

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Welcome to the Research Guide for Fundraising and Philanthropy.  This Guide has been prepared to direct you to the research tools that are most relevant for your research.  These can be found within the NYU Library system as well as on the web.  Use the tabs above to get started with your research:

  • Finding Articles for databases to locate material in magazines, journals and reports.
  • Finding Books to search for NYU resources and the catalogs of other research libraries.
  • Foundation Center for information about the major provider of information about philanthropy in the U.S. Also to access the Center's databases.
  • Statistics for data on the state of fundraising and funding organizations. 
  • Organizations to research funding organizations and identify relevant organizations.
  • Get Help for information on the different ways that you can get research support from the NYU Libraries.


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Alicia Estes
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