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General Resources

Board Source
“ Your premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations”.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
This web site gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.

ED.gov: Grants and Contracts
This site , from the U.S. Department of Education, is a resource to find education grants. Includes "forms for grant applications, performance reporting, budget, and other information."

EPA Grant-Writing Tutorial
This site is intended to help with the process and paperwork of applying for a grant -- especially a Federal grant. It is produced by the Environmental Protection Agency and Purdue University.

FirstGov for Nonprofits
Sponsored by the United States General Services Administration (GSA), this cross-agency web portal provides links to many government sources of information for and about nonprofits.

Foundation Center
Founded in 1956, the Center serves grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, themedia, and the general public. It has a virtual classroom, a proposal writing course online and more.

Google Grants
“Designed for 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, Google Grants is a unique in-kind advertising program. It harnesses the power of our flagship advertising product, Google AdWords, to non-profits seeking to inform and engage their constituents online.”

The materials on this site offer insights and suggestions gathered from donors and grant makers. GrantCraft is a project of the Ford Foundation.

Organizations can “electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. It is the single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.”

Internet Nonprofit Center: The Nonprofit FAQ
“Scores of items of information and advice about nonprofits are included in this online resource.”

Internet Resources for Nonprofits: Topic Directory
From the Utica Public Library: This site is an annotated directory of over 800 Internet resources for nonprofits. It contains sites on "management and governance, fund raising and grants, topical publications, program evaluation” and much more.

Legal Information Institute
Includes an overview of non-profit organizations; information on Federal and State Statues and Regulations.

Nonprofit Good Practice Guide
This site offers "articles, standards of practice, resources, and glossaries" for nonprofit management. Topics include fundraising and financial stability, governance, staff development and organizational capacity, accountability and evaluation, volunteer management, communications and marketing, management and leadership, advocacy, and technology.

Non-Profit Guides
This site is a grant writing resource designed to assist non-profit organizations, charitable, educational, public organizations, and other community-minded groups. It contains guides to preliminary proposals and full proposals including many samples.

Technology Grant News
This site is a companion to a publication that provides information about technology funding "for colleges & universities, K-12 schools, non profits, libraries & museums and towns & cities." The site features a sample issue, sample articles, and links to selected grants, browsable by type of donor or recipient.

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Funding Information for Educators

ESchool News School Funding Center
This site has an up-to-the-minute list of grant programs and new funding sources that can help to locate those hard-to-find technology dollars.

“Our number one goal at GrantsAlert.com is to make life a little easier for those who devote their time to searching for education grants and identifying new funding opportunities for their organizations, schools, districts, consortia and state education agencies.”

School Funding Services
School Funding Services (SFS) is an online grants research tool designed specifically for the K-12 public school market.

School Grants
Numerous resources for locating, writing, receiving, and managing grant proposals for the elementary and secondary education community. There are tips for fundraising, school safety, technology, and financial aid. Subscribe to their free monthly electronic newsletter for current updates.

U.S. Department of Education
“The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is providing about $36 billion this year to states and school districts, primarily through formula-based grant programs, to improve elementary and secondary schools and meet the special needs of students. ED is providing about $2.5 billion to help strengthen teaching and learning in colleges and other postsecondary institutions and about $3.3 billion to support rehabilitation, research and development, statistics, and assessment.”

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Newspaper of the NonProfit World

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Online Database Available at the Library

Foundation Directory Online
This online database is designed for grantseekers, grantmakers and researchers looking for funding prospects. It contains detailed information on: Private Foundations, Public Foundations (Granting Public Charities), Corporate Givers, Grants Files and Foundation 990PF Tax Returns. Users can search by subject, geography, type of support and donor/trustee name. 
* Available at Toms River, Brick, Lacey, Lakewood, Jackson and Stafford.

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Print Resources Available at the Library

R 001.44 Annu
Annual Register of Grant Support 2004: A Directory of Funding Sources

648.048 Capa
Capacity Building for Nonprofits

R361.763 Dire
Directory of Operating Grants : A Reference Directory Identifying General Operating Grants Available to Nonprofit Organizations

658.15224 Mint
The Everything Fundraising Book: Create a Strategy, Plan Events, Increase Visibility, and Raise the Money You Need

658.15224 Trem
The Everything Grant Writing Book: Create the Perfect Proposal to Raise the Funds You Need

658.15224 Foun
The Foundation Center’s Guide to Grantseeking on the Web

658.15224 Foun
The Foundation Center’s Guide to Winning Proposals

361.763 Fund
Fundraising in Diverse Cultural and Giving Environments

R352.7 Gove
Government Assistance Almanac 2004-2005: The Guide to Federal Domestic Financial and other Programs

R378.34 Gran
The Grants Register 2004

SPA 658.15224 Geev
Guia Para Escribir Propuestas

Hank Rosso’s Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising

658.15224 New
How to Write a Grant Proposal

658.15224 Kars
The Only Grant Writing Book You’ll Ever Need

361.7 Warw
Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: Raise More Money with Direct Mail Tests

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Researched and compiled by D. Kootman



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