- The Foundation Center – http://foundationcenter.org/
- Top 100 Funding Foundations – The Foundation Center http://foundationcenter.org/findfunders/topfunders/top100assets.html
- The Grantsmanship Center – http://www.tgci.com/funding.shtml
Grants Training and Resources for Non-profit and Government Agencies
- Federal Grants – www.grants.gov
Covers most of the Federal agencies offering funding.
- GuideStar – http://www2.guidestar.org/AdvancedSearch.aspx
More than 1 million U.S. nonprofits by subject, category, keyword, state, nonprofit type, etc. to identify local or state organizations.
- Community Foundations by State – Council on Foundations http://www.cof.org/whoweserve/community/resources/index.cfm?navItemNumb er=15626#locator
- Idealist.org – http://www.idealist.org
Search more than 40,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 counties by city, state, keyword, etc.
- Search for Charities. IRS. http://www.irs.gov/charities/index.html
Search for charities by state.
Guides to Finding State Foundations
- Finding Local Funding: A Guide to State Foundation Directories. Marc Green. TGCI, The Grantsmanship Center. http://www.tgci.com/magazine/Finding%20Local%20Funding.pdf
- State And Local Funding Directories: A Bibliography. Sarah Collins, Jimmy Tom. The Foundation Center. http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/faqs/html/state.html
Foundation Databases/Directories by State
- CA: Foundation & Grantmakers Directory. Northern California Community Foundation, Inc. http://www.foundations.org/grantmakers.html
- CO: Financial Assistance. Colorado Department of Local Affairs. http://www.dola.state.co.us/financial_assistance.html
- DE: Directory of Delaware Grantmakers 2003. Delaware Community Foundation. http://www.delcf.org/Download/2003%20DIRECTORY%20OF%20DELAWARE%20GRANTMAKERS.pdf
- MA: Grantmakers in Massachusetts. Fundsnet Online Services. http://www.fundsnetservices.com/massachu.htm
- MA/NH: Associated Grant Makers. Associated Grant Makers. http://www.agmconnect.org The Grant Makers Directory is available to members only.
- NH: Directory of Charitable Funds in New Hampshire. New Hampshire Department of Justice. http://doj.nh.gov/publications/directory-main.html
- NJ: Directory of Registered Charities (Database). Office of the Attorney General. Division of Consumer Affairs. http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charity/chardir.htm
- NM: New Mexico Funding Directory (Database). University of New Mexico’s Office of the Vice Provost for Research. http://research.unm.edu/nmfd/index.cfm
- NM: New Mexico Funding Directory. 6th ed. University of New Mexico’s Office of the Vice Provost for Research. http://research.unm.edu/publications/nmfd_book/
- SC: South Carolina Foundation Directory 2006. South Carolina State Library. http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/grant-and-funding-sources
- SD: South Dakota Grant Directory (Database). South Dakota State Library. http://apps.sd.gov/applications/de100sdgrantdir/