|This page will provide you with a central location to search the wealth of information available from both government and private entities who offer financing to individuals, businesses and state and local governments. The links on this page offer helpful information that will enable you research information efficiently and will guide you on writing grant proposals.
Grants.gov provides a common website for federal agencies to post discretionary funding opportunities and for grantees to find and apply to them. Other government websites may be more suitable for personal needs, student loans, small business assistance or other business opportunities such as government contracting. The website Government Benefits, Grants, and Financial Aid may also be of help.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
A government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and non-financial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.
The Federal Register
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents.
Today's Federal Register and Archives (Grantsmanship Center)
Today's Federal Register, gives current day's grants announcements, department and agency announcements of grant application review meetings, grant awards, deadlines, requests for comments on agency procedures, new rule reminders, and special events.
Federal Agency Contacts by State
Much of the federal grant budget moves to the states through formula and block grants -- state, regional, and local Federal offices often handle grants applications and funds disbursement. Each Federal agency has its own procedures - if the CFDA program description refers to a state or regional information contact as listed in Appendix IV, constituents/applicants should contact the federal department or agency office listed here before applying for funding to obtain the most up-to-date information.
Business and Nonprofit Gateway
A network of links to Federal government information services.
U.S. State and Local Gateway
Website developed to give state and local governments easy access to Federal government information. Includes Federal partnership programs links for states, city management, counties, legislatures, governors, cities, and mayors.
Resources For Nonprofits
Internet-related tools and resources for your nonprofit organization.
Search by name for address and basic information (including links to IRS filings and foundation websites) about for than 61,000 private and community foundations in the U.S.
Grants Resources by State (Grantsmanship Center)
Click on the state map to find links to information about a state's foundations, community foundations, corporate giving programs and the state's home page.