Philanthropy Center Archives Research Fellows Fund
Indiana University Center on Philanthropy Accepting Applications for Archives Research Fellows Fund
The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, which works to increase the understanding of philanthropy and improve its practice through programs in research, teaching, public service, and public affairs, is accepting applications for the Archives Research Fellows Fund. This competitive program awards grants of up to $4,000 in any discipline for research that requires the use of the collections of the Philanthropy Archival Collection at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
The Philanthropy Archival Collection offers a wide range of primary source materials documenting the history of philanthropy. The collection includes the papers of such key national institutions as the Filer Commission, the Foundation Center, Independent Sector, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel, and some of America’s leading fundraising firms and foundations.
Allowable expenses include round-trip travel, temporary lodging, food, photocopying, and other research expenses. Contact with the Archives staff is imperative prior to proposal submission to ensure that the required research documents are available in the library. Please see the IU Center on Philanthropy Web site for complete proposal guidelines and further information on the Center’s archival collections.
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