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Faculty Resources: Grant Resources on the Web

This guide provides information about services and resources available through the Cayuga Community College Library. It also provides links to resources related to teaching, learning, and professional development in higher education.

Grant Resources

Below are online resources to help you in the grant writing process. For additional information, please go to our Grant Resources guide.


Government database of grants offered by government agencies. The site also includes a Grant Learning Center to improve grant writing skills and learn more about the process of applying for grants.

Easy-to-use site that lists funding opportunities in about 30 defined categories. Includes Curriculum and Lesson Plans, Education and Literacy, Wildlife, and more

Grants for Education, Medical research, and the Sciences. 

The primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.

Independent, not-for-profit research organization listing funding opportunities for educating researchers.

Prizes, fellowships, awards, and grants for historians.

For science and research funding opportunities, sponsored by the United States Federal Government.

A list of Grant-Making Foundations and their focus for funding.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government run site that allows access to thousands of funding sources. 

A complete list of medical funding resources, collected by the Stanford School of Medicine.

The NIH offers grants for medical and behavioral research.

" The Gorman Foundation is a family foundation in upstate New York. It was established in January 2003 with a bequest from Alice M. Gorman who passed away from breast cancer in June 2002. "

"Rochester Area Community Foundation is a nonprofit grant making institution that helps preserve and enhance the quality of life in the Genesee Valley region of upstate New York." 

"The Rosamond Gifford Charitable Corporation is one of several charitable foundations dedicated to addressing the educational, scientific, social, and religious needs of the Syracuse and Onondaga County community."

"The Foundation responds to the ever-changing needs of various segments of the population of Central and Northern New York State, especially to the needs of young people and people who are disadvantaged either physically or economically."

"The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is a partnership of donors, nonprofit organizations, and the community working together to strengthen our region and find solutions to the pressing needs of Western New York."

"Servicing a full spectrum of opportunities and needs, the Central New York Community Foundation seeks to construct a strong network of engagement throughout Onondaga and Madison Counties with our grantseekers. In addition to competitive grants awarded quarterly, the Foundation administers a number of special initiatives and training opportunities."


There are a number of fee based organizations who will search for grants related to you field of interest, below is a small selection.

The Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grant makers and their grants. Includes foundation finder.

Grant Forward has a computerized search algorithm with filters that you can tailor to your needs as well as personalized funding recommendations.

Learn about new funding opportunities and keep up to date on funding and developments.

Find proposal examples, mission statement writing and more

Information about how to write a grant from the NCASTAC

From the Social Science Research Council (Download link on the right)

For writing grants in both a government and private sector.

From the Catalog of Domestic Federal Assistance (CFDA)