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Welcome to Grant Resources
Grant writing can be complex!
Below are online resources that should help you on your way in the grant writing process.
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There are a number of organizations that will search for grants related to your field of interest. Below is a small selection. Note that some are fee based.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Learn about new funding opportunities and keep up to date on funding and developments.
Community of Science (COS)
COS is a source for science and research grants.
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.
American Historical Association (AHA)
Prizes, fellowships, awards, and grants for historians.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government run site that allows access to thousands of funding sources.
DMOZ Grant Making Foundations
A list of Grant-Making Foundations and their focus for funding.
Easy-to-use site that lists funding opportunities in about 30 defined categories. Includes Curriculum and Lesson Plans, Education and Literacy, Wildlife, and more.
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.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.
Moon Library Grant List
A running list of ongoing grants and funding opportunities, for the sciences, environmental sciences and medical research community.
National Institutes of Health
The NIH offers grants for medical and behavioral research.
National Science Foundation
For science and research funding opportunities, sponsored by the United States Federal Government.
Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
Independent, not-for-profit research organization listing funding opportunities for educating researchers.
Stanford School Of Medicine
A complete list of medical funding resources, collected by the Stanford School of Medicine.
W.M. Keck Foundation
Grants for Education, Medical research, and the Sciences.
Central New York Community Foundation
"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 grant seekers. In addition to competitive grants awarded quarterly, the Foundation administers a number of special initiatives and training opportunities."
" 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. "
The John Ben Snow Foundation
"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."
Rochester Area Community Foundation
"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."
Rosamond Gifford Foundation
"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."