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Non-Profit and Grant Information: Grant Information

Want to change the world but need some funding for it? Check out this informational guide. Source:

Grants and Grant-Writing Web Resources

Association of Fundraising Professionals
Look especially to the publications and Resource Center.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Types of programs, how to apply, and how to develop grant proposals.  With a directory browsable by agency, applicant eligibility, deadline, type of assistance, etc.

While many resources are available only to subscribing members, information about grant opportunities and major gifts can be browsed or searched for free.

Chronicle of Philanthropy
Information about managing a nonprofit organization; fundraising; deadlines; events; jobs; and a wide range of links to private, corporate, and government grant givers.  Some portions of this site require registration and/or subscription.
Nonprofit organizations can search this government resource for grant opportunities, get registered, apply for grants, and track their applications.
Free resources for nonprofits. Offers information about inquiry letters, proposals, ivestigating funders, and other tips.

The Grantsmanship Center
Staff of nonprofit organizations or government agencies are eligible for free subscriptions so they may read about agency management, proposal writing and grantseeking, foundation and corporate funding, government funding, fundraising, nonprofit business ventures, Internet issues, consulting, nonprofit law, and international funding.

Guide to Grant Proposal Writing
How to compose statements of needs, goals, timelines, evaluation plan, budget, etc.; with references to books on the subject.

New Jersey Economic Development Authority
"The EDA can assist your nonprofit organization in a number of ways, including: low-cost financing for land and building acquisition, building construction, equipment, furniture and fixtures, renovations and leasehold improvements, refinancing of existing, higher-interest conventional debt, access to capital and other state resources to meet expansion and program needs, and pre-development loans for feasibility and related planning studies as well as engineering, architectural, land assembly, site improvement and other costs associated with development projects."

Non Profit Finance Fund
"NFF serves both nonprofits and their funders, offering an integrated package of financial and advisory services, including facilities and working capital loans and lines of credit; asset-building programs; intensive workshops; Nonprofit Business Analyses, and other consultations to help nonprofit management understand the impact on their finances of management and program decisions."

Non-Profit Guides:  Grant Writing Guide
Sample letter of inquiry, cover letters, applications, and budgets, along with links to additional resources, such as foundations.