About Collection

Description and Services

The Grants Information Collection, located in Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a collection of print and electronic materials that is open to the public. Collection users do their own research.

The Grants Information Collection (GIC) is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, an independent national service organization headquartered in New York that is the “nation’s leading authority on philanthropy.”

Grants Information Collection Overview

Please use headphones. They are available at the reference desk.

Please feel free to contact Ellen Jacks, the Grants Librarian for further information.

Grants Information Collection Brochure (pdf)

Vision

The Grants Information Collection improves the lives of the citizens of Wisconsin – within and beyond the university classroom – by promoting research, advancing learning, and encouraging nonprofit efforts through instruction and access to information relating to grants, philanthropy, and charitable giving.

Mission

To promote the understanding of grantsmanship, both within the University of Wisconsin–Madison community and throughout Wisconsin, by providing access to information essential to successful educational, research, and nonprofit grant-seeking, and by collecting literature in the areas of philanthropy, fundraising, and nonprofit management.

Location and Visitor Information

Address

Memorial Library
Room 262 D/E
728 State Street
Madison, WI 53706

Hours

Open during Memorial Library Building Hours. (Hours may vary when classes are not in session and occasionally during the summer.)