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Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson

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


Federal Grants Website (Grants.gov)

Federal Register Online

USAgov (formerly FirstGov)

US Dept. of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families

State and Local Government Funding

NYS Assembly Grants Action News

NYS Consolidated Funding Application

NYS Grants Gateway

NYS Register

Individual State Agencies:

    Hudson River Valley Greenway
      NYS Department of Education
        NYS Department of Health

          Political Representatives:

            House of Representatives
              NYS Assembly

              NYS Senate

                Westchester Government Agencies:

                Department of Health

                Department of Planning: Community Development Block Grants

                Department of Social Services

                Office for Women

                Westchester County Youth Bureau

                  Community Foundations 

                  Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

                  Westchester Community Foundation

                  Council of Foundations’ Community Foundation Locator

                  Other Possible Funding Sources

                  • Local Companies/Businesses (e.g. Peckham Industries, Wheelabrator)

                  • United Ways  (e.g. United Way of Westchester & Putnam, local United Way chapters)

                  • Service Clubs  (e.g. Lions, Rotary, Women’s Clubs)

                  • Fraternal Associations (e.g. Elks, Moose, Shriners)

                  • Junior Leagues (e.g. Junior League of Northern Westchester, Junior League of Tarrytown, Junior League of Westchester on the Sound,  Junior League of Central Westchester)

                  • Unions (e.g. teachers, nurses, long term care workers)

                  • Heritage organization (e.g. Knights of Columbus, Sons of Norway, Daughters of the American Revolution)

                  • Student Associations/Organizations (e.g. frats, alumni, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honors Society, Key Club, youth philanthropy groups, school PTA’s and educational funds)

                  • Military Organizations (e.g. American Legion, officers’ clubs, battalion groups)

                  • Hobby or Special Interest Groups (e.g. Mothers’ clubs, newcomer’s clubs, fishermen clubs, conservation/Audubon, arts councils)

                  • Faith-based groups (e.g. Episcopal Charities, Rye Presbyterian Church)

                  • Neighborhood Associations

                  Online Foundation Databases, Lists and Directories

                  Catholic Funding Guide

                  City Vision University Free Christian Foundation and Grants Directory

                  Disability Grants

                  Foundation Directory Online (from Candid)



                  Grant Forward

                  Grant Gopher

                  Grants for Teachers




                  Grant Spy

                  GrantStation’s Search



                  Metasoft's Big Online USA

                  Metasoft’s Foundation Search America

                  National Center for Families Learning

                  Philanthropy New York

                  The Grantmanship Center’s Funding Resources

                  Thompson Grants GrantScape

                  Youth Service America Briefing

                  Youth Today Foundations by Zip Code

                  Melissa Data  

                  Grant Alerts: Subscribe or sign up for their e-blasts.

                  DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing

                  Grant Gopher

                  Grants Spy Bulletin

                  GrantStation Insider

                  Miami Dade County grant e-blasts

                  Philosophy News Digest

                  Seliger & Associates

                  Society for Nonprofits

                  Youth Services Briefing

                  Youth Today

                  Easy 990 Access

                  Candid 990 Finder

                  Charity Navigator


                  GuideStar by Candid

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