Grants
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
This site contains a compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits.

Getting the Grant: How Educators Can Write Winning Proposals and Manage Successful Projects
"Grant writing is not as daunting a task as it may seem--at least not when you have experts to guide you. In the first half of this book, the authors explain what every grant writer needs to know and do to successfully secure funding. You will learn the following: * How to locate different kinds of grant sponsors * How to understand the Request for Proposals (RFP) * How to write a persuasive proposal" (from publisher)

Getting the Grant: How Educators Can Write Winning Proposals and Manage Successful Projects
"Grant writing is not as daunting a task as it may seem--at least not when you have experts to guide you. In the first half of this book, the authors explain what every grant writer needs to know and do to successfully secure funding. You will learn the following: * How to locate different kinds of grant sponsors * How to understand the Request for Proposals (RFP) * How to write a persuasive proposal" (from publisher) -- accessible through eBook.

Grant Writing Tips Sheets
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Grantmakers
Established in 1956 and today supported by close to 550 foundations, the Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. Its audiences include grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants; issues a wide variety of print, electronic, and online information resources; conducts and publishes research on trends in foundation growth, giving, and practice; and offers an array of free and affordable educational programs.

Grants.gov
Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.

Guide to effective grant writing: how to write a successful NIH grant
"Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant is written to help the 100,000+ post-graduate students and professionals who need to write effective proposals for grants. There is little or no formal teaching about the process of writing grants for NIH, and many grant applications are rejected due to poor writing and weak formulation of ideas. Procuring grant funding is the central key to survival for any academic researcher in the biological sciences; thus, being able to write a proposal that effectively illustrates one's ideas is essential. Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, this volume offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples. Included are a number of specimen proposals to help shed light on the important issues surrounding the writing of proposals. The Guide is a clear, straight-forward, and reader-friendly tool." (from publisher) -- accessible through SpringerLInk.

idealist.org - The Nonprofit FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions source for non-profit organizations seeking funding.

Michigan State Grants and Related Resources Blog
This is a collection of news items about grants, scholarships, proposal writing, and other topics compiled by Jon Harrison, Funding Center Supervisor, MSU Libraries.

Michigan State University Libraries - Grants for Individuals
This compilation focuses primarily on funding opportunities for individuals, such as financial aid or scholarships for students, rather than funding for nonprofit organizations.

Michigan State University Libraries - Grants for Nonprofits
This compilation focuses primarily on grants or funding sources for nonprofit organizations. A few categories (marked with an asterisk) are also of interest to individuals.

Proposal Planning & Writing
"Writing proposals to win grant funding can be daunting, difficult, and time-consuming. This clearly written, reassuring book offers specific examples, models, and step-by-step instructions to guide readers through the maze of grantseeking for all kinds of grants, from local and federal government programs, to grants from private foundations and corporations. Particular attention is paid to using the computer and the Internet to help in applying for grants."

Small Business Administration - Grant Resources
This site, published by the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides resources and guidance for applying for financial assistance.

Successful proposal strategies for small businesses
"Newly expanded and thoroughly revised to reflect and meet the demands of a high-velocity global business environment, the Fourth Edition of this popular book is a highly accessible, self-contained desktop references developed to be informative, practical, and easy to use. It helps small and mid-sized businesses as well as non-profit organizations and public-sector agencies to achieve effective, efficient, and disciplined business development, proposal development, and knowledge management (KM) processes."

U.S. Department of Education Funding Opportunities
This is the entry to the U.S. Department of Education's grant application information.

Webster's new world grant writing handbook
Webster's New World Grant Writing Handbook walks readers through every step of the grant writing process-from defining the project and getting and interpreting a foundation's guidelines to submitting and following up on the grant application. With clear, concise explanations, thorough coverage, illustrative examples, and expert advice, this helpful, complete resource gives grant writers all the information and guidance they need to succeed. (from publisher)