Nonprofit & Grant Resources
We’ve vetted these resources to help you learn more about grants and build better nonprofits.
Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA)
Provides information on a number of prospect research activities.
The go-to website for everything and anything you need to know about grant seeking, grant proposal writing, and grant management. Formerly known as The Foundation Center.
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Information for charity leaders, fundraising professionals, funders, and other people involved in philanthropy.
Connecticut Council on Philanthropy
Provides resources for grant seekers and nonprofits including the Connecticut Common Grant Application and Reporting Forms as well as requests for proposals.
Council on Foundations
Empowers professionals in philanthropy to meet today’s toughest challenges and advances a culture of charitable giving in the U.S. and globally. Learn about grantmaking from the funder’s point of view.
David Lamb’s Prospect Research Page
This researcher provides great links for grant seekers and prospect researchers.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Resources to build strong and effective nonprofit organizations.
View data for grantmakers in selected U.S. states: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, and Utah.
Grant Professionals Association
This nonprofit membership association builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good by practicing the highest ethical and professional standards.
GrantSpace – A Service of Candid
The link above connects with their Proposal Writing page. Scroll down to find free resources about the grant-seeking and proposal development processes.
Guidestar – A Service of Candid
Provides information that advances transparency, enables donors to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
The only national membership organization that brings together the charitable community – a diverse set of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations – to advance the common good.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Your resource for publications about logic models and program evaluations.
Michigan Nonprofit Association
A one-stop resource for nonprofit organizations in Michigan.
Maryland Governor’s Grant Office
Posts available grant notices and requests for proposals from foundations all over the country – not necessarily serving Maryland
National Council of Nonprofits
Represents nonprofit support centers across the country. Keeps nonprofits informed and empowered to create a positive public policy environment that best supports nonprofits in advancing their missions.
Online newsletter with timely articles to help nonprofits succeed.
Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network
Nonprofit professionals can learn about and celebrate how technology helps them meet their missions.
The NonProfit Times
Provides articles on grant seeking and requests for proposals from federal, state, foundation, and corporate grantmakers.
A great resource to learn about the grantmaking process, research grantmakers (for a fee), and upcoming grant and nonprofit management workshops.
Philanthropy News Digest
Published by The Foundation Center, this is a great resource to find requests for proposals (RFPs) announced by foundations and corporations as well as other resources.
Society for Nonprofits
A leading resource for nonprofit professionals that has been helping nonprofit leaders increase their knowledge and grow the capacity of their organizations for more than 30 years.
U.S. Federal Grants Learning Center
Grants.gov is not only the starting point for all federal funding, it also provides all you need to know about grants and the application process.