Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants. Grants.gov is THE single access point for over 1000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies. The US Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.
Alaska Funding Exchange, Inc., (AFE) has been providing fundraising services and consulting to nonprofits throughout Alaska since 1992. In that time, AFE has raised well over $30 million to help organizations do their good work. Our ultimate goal is to coach each client through the process of fundraising with the intent of building locally-based capacity. We accomplish this by offering four types of services: writing, research, consulting and mentoring.
GrantStation: Your fast track to funding
GrantStation is an interactive website that allows grantseekers to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects, and mentors you through the grantseeking process. GrantStation provides access to a searchable database of grantmakers who are actively accepting proposals from a variety of organizations, federal grant deadlines updated daily, and links to the funding agencies in your state. Note: Access to this website requires paid membership.
For 50 years, the Rasmuson Foundation has been honored to help improve the quality of Alaskan's lives. Through its competitive grantmaking programs, the Rasmuson Foundation awards grants both to organizations serving Alaskans through a base of operations in Alaska, and to individuals for projects, fellowships and sabbaticals. To be considered for a grant award, grant seekers must meet strict qualifications, and complete and submit the required application according to the specific guidelines of each program.
The Foraker Group will provide your organization with affordable grant mentoring assistance to help you become more effective at securing funds from a variety of sources - foundations; local, state and federal governments; and corporations. Our intent is to show you the way to improve your success at obtaining grants, diversifying your funding base and securing your organizational future with long-term funding strategies. We will share with you tips and techniques that have worked well in organizations similar to yours.
Other Internet Web Sites with Information about Grants
The Environmental Protection Agency
Current and recent tribal grants available.
Tips on Writing a Good Grant Proposal.
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
This CFDA website has an extensive section on developing and writing grant proposals.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Guide
The Grantsmanship Center
The Grantsmanship Center has 30 articles (pdf) that are related to proposal writing and grant seeking. They can be accessed here:
Alaska Conservation Foundation
The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center has a free online tutorial “Proposal Writing Short Course” that describes how to prepare of the various components of a funding proposal, and includes planning, research, and cultivation of potential foundation and corporate donors. It can be viewed at:
The Foundation Center also has a free online tutorial “Proposal Budgeting Basics” that describes the basics of developing a project budget, including overhead costs, employee fringe benefits, and links to sample budget templates. It can be viewed at:
Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation
The Conservation Fund
The Annenberg Foundation