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Funding Resource Sites

Grant Enterprise Management System (Gem$) - GEM$ is Iowa's Grant Enterprise Management System. This site is designed to provide information centered around finding and applying for grants.

Grants.gov - is your source to find and apply for federal government grants.

Iowa Grants Guide - Sponsored by The University of Iowa (UI); serves as a web-based directory of grant-making organizations for Iowans.

Additional Information Funding Opportunities of Interest to Libraries

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Informative Toolkit on Fundraising and Building Relationships

ALA's Frontline Fundraising Toolkit covers the basics of annual funds, memorials and tributes, online giving and planned giving. It will also teach you how to deepen relationships with your donors and move your donors from being one-time givers to long-term library supporters. Remember that successful fundraising isn't about money. It's about relationships, and wise fundraisers understand the importance of nurturing those relationships.