Following is a list of available resources to help with Grant Seeking and Writing/Developing Grant Proposals. If you find additional resources you would like to share with colleagues or have questions regarding the links below, please contact the OGC.
- United States Department of Education Grants and Contracts
Information includes a guide to the DOE's programs, current requests for applications and a forecast of future grant competitions.
- Federal Register
Published daily by the Government Printing Office and includes a list by departments/agencies of all of announcements and regulations. The Federal Register is the official source for announcement of all Federal contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements.
A link to Federal grants and grant seeking resources. Includes a searchable data base of all available federal grants. You can also sign up for automatic email notification of grants.
- Foundation Center
The Foundation Center website provides a wide variety of information and resources regarding foundation funding opportunities. You can also sign up to receive weekly e-mail notices of funding opportunities and subscribe (free of charge) to various grant newsletters.
- National Institutes of Health Guide to Grants and Contracts
The primary source of U. S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) notices, program announcements, and requests for applications.
- National Science Foundation
NSF funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering by providing grants to colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States.
- National Endowment for the Arts
The NEA supports excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
OJJDP awards discretionary grants to states, units of local government, and private organizations to administer programs for prevention and intervention to meet the needs of juveniles and their families.
- Fundsnet Services
A vast collection of links to public and corporate grants for education programs.
- Child Poverty
From First Focus and the Brookings Institution, this report provides information on child poverty, specifically during the current recession.
- Building Capacity for Better Results
Strategies for Financing and Sustaining the Organizational Capacity of Youth-Serving Programs
- Considerations for Organizing and Managing a Collaborative Grant Writing Team (pdf)
- The Foundation Center
Provides short-courses in how to write proposals for foundations.
Helpful, free short-course in writing proposals for foundations as written from the point of view of an experienced and successful practitioner.
- Grantmaking at ED
This guide from the U.S. Department of Education provides a comprehensive overview of the federal education grant process, written in a thorough Q&A format. This is especially helpful for proposal writers preparing for their first federal or federal-through-state proposal.
- Winning Grant Writing Strategies and Tips (pdf)
Please see information found in the Links section for additional resources for writing grants.