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Grant Writing Resources: Public/Private Sources

Resources on proposal writing and funding.

Public Sector Sources

Non-Profit Guides

Free Web-based grant-writing tools for non-profit organizations, charitable, educational, public organizations, and other community-minded groups.


Nonprofit Fundraising and Grantwriting

Created by the Free Management Library. This topic in the Library will help nonprofit leaders to ensure a strong fundraising plan and program for their nonprofits. The topic also will help nonprofit service providers (management support organizations, such as funders, consultants, associations, etc.) to consider various types of fundraising services for nonprofits in their areas.

Fundsnet Online Services

Grantwriting & Fundraising resource assistance to those in need of funding for their programs & initiatives. Directory of funding resources that you can search by categories such as Animals and Wildlife; Children, Youth and Family; Foundation Directory; Arts and Culture; and more.

Non-Profit Guides

Grant-writing tools for non-profit organizations.

Private Sources

Council on Foundations

The Council on Foundations is a national nonprofit association of approximately 2,000 grantmaking foundations and corporations.

Foundation Center

The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides grants for projects in the United States and U.S. territories that advance our mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation focuses its investments and grantmaking to help create conditions in communities for children and families to be successful.