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.

FEDERAL FUNDING

 

STATE FUNDING

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING

 

  • County government agencies, e.g. Westchester County Youth Bureau, Senior Programs & Services, Department of Social Services, Department of Health, Community Development Block Grants, Westchester-Putnam Local Workforce Development Board/Youth Build


FOUNDATION FUNDING

 

ON-LINE FOUNDATION DATABASE DIRECTORIES

 

ON-LINE FOUNDATION LISTS (Multiple categories)

 

ON-LINE FOUNDATION LISTS (Targeted lists)

 

ON-LINE FOUNDATION LISTS BY ZIP CODE

 

GRANT ALERTS


       990 ACCESS

 

       OTHER FUNDERS

  • Council on Foundations, Community Foundation Locator https://www.cof.org/community-foundation-locator. Local community foundations: e.g. Westchester Community Foundation http://wcf-ny.org; Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley http://communityfoundationshv.org/
  • Local Companies/Businesses, e.g. Franzoso Contracting, Curtis Instruments, Robison Oil, real estate agencies
  • United Ways, e.g. United Way Of Westchester & Putnam, local United Way chapters.
  • Service Clubs, e.g. Junior Leagues (6 in Westchester), Lions, Rotaries, Women’s Clubs
  • Fraternal Associations (e.g. Elks, Moose, Mason, Shiners)
  • Professional and Trade Associations, e.g. engineering and law firms, nursing association
  • Unions, e.g. teachers, nurses, long-term care workers 
  • Heritage, e.g. Columbus, Sons of Norway, Daughters of Revolution
  • Student Associations/Organizations, e.g. frats, alumni, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honors Society, Key Club, school PTA’s and educational funds 
  • Military (e.g. American Legion, officers’ clubs, battalion groups)
  • Hobby or special interests, e.g. mothers’ clubs, newcomer’s clubs, fishermen clubs,  conservation, Putnam Arts Council 
  • Faith-based, e.g. Episcopal Charities, Rye Presbyterian Church 
  • Neighborhood Associations