Grant Seeking Resources


The following is a list of grant seeking resources that grant writers and other
fundraising professionals may find helpful in searching for  funding opportunities.

SEARCHING FOR FEDERAL FUNDING
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance [CFDA]  http://www.cfda.gov
Federal Grants Website  http://www.grants.gov
Private Sites   e.g. Federal Grants Wire and FederalGrants.com
Individual Federal Departments  eg Fish and Wildlife Services
SEARCHING FOR STATE FUNDING
Grants Gateway
Individual State Agencies
e.g. Department of Environmental conservation
Office for People with Development Disabilities
Council of the Arts
Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

SEARCHING FOR FOUNDATION FUNDING
ON-LINE FOUNDATION DATABASE DIRECTORIES
Big Online America    http://www.bigdatabase.com/
The Grantsmanship Center’s Grants Domain  https://www.tgci.com/funding-sources

ON-LINE FOUNDATION LISTS (Multiple categories)
      Fundsnet Services Online http://www.fundsnetservices.com/
ON-LINE FOUNDATION LISTS (Targeted lists)
ChristianGrants.com (religious grants)   http://www.christiangrants.com/
Grants Alert (education grants)    http://www.grantsalert.com/
Grant Wrangler (education grants)   http://www.grantswrangler.com/

ON-LINE FOUNDATION LISTS (By alphabetical order)

GRANT ALERTS
CD Publications - fee - http://www.CDpublication.com
Grant Gopher - sign up for emails - http://www.grantgopher.com
Grant Wrangler - sign up for emails - http://www.grantwrangler.com
Grants Watch - fee - http://www.grantwatch.com
Grantstation Insider - fee - http://www.grantstation.com/insider.asp
Grants Spy Bulletin - fee - http://www.grantspy.com
Grant Siren (Resource Associates) - 
PND RFP Alert - sign up for emails -  http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/
Seliger + Associates - free - http://www.seliger.com/grant-info.aspx

Youth Service America's Youth Service Briefing blog - sign up for emails -  http://ysa.org/grants/
 
OTHER FUNDERS
Local Companies/Businesses
United Ways  (e.g. United Way Of Westchester & Putnam, local United Way chapters.
Service Clubs  (e.g. Junior Leagues, Lions, Rotary, Women’s Clubs )
Fraternal Associations (e.g. Elks, Moose, Mason, Shiners)
Professional Associations  (e.g. engineering, nurse, lawyers)
Trade Associations (attracts firms)
Unions (e.g. teachers, garment, nurses)
Heritage (e.g. Columbus, Sons of Norway, Daughters of Revolution)
Student Associations  (e.g. frats, alumni, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honors Society, Key Club)
Military (e.g. American Legion, officers’ clubs, battalion groups)
Hobby or special interests (e.g. Mothers’ clubs. Fisherman, conservation/Audubon )
Faith-based (e.g. Episcopal Charities) 
Neighborhood Associations