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AAUW Educational Foundation Fellowships and Grants --
Community Action Grants provide seed money to individual women, AAUW branches and AAUW state organizations, as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations --
The purpose of the Foundations is to provide financial assistance, within the limits of their budgets and the discretion of their Trustees, to certain educational, cultural, scientific and religious institutions.

Bank of America Foundation --
This foundation funds education with an emphasis on K-12, including after-school programs; early childhood development; English as a second language (ESL); financial literacy, and youth mentoring programs.

Birds Eye Foods Foundation --
The Birds Eye Foods Foundation provides grants to not-for-profit organizations operating in communities where Birds Eye Foods has facilities. Primary giving areas include health, community services, education, youth, agricultural research and cultural programs.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance --
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.

Corning Inc. Foundation --
Selected elementary and secondary schools, community colleges and four-year institutions of higher learning are the consistent beneficiaries of Foundation support. Areas of involvement include community service.

Council on Foundations: Community Foundation Locator --
The Locator list hundreds of community foundations who derive their funds from many donors rather than a single source, as is usually the case with private and corporate foundations.

David and Lucile Packard Foundations --
The Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the following broad program areas: conservation; population; science; children, families, and communities; arts; and organizational effectiveness and philanthropy.

Edinformatics – Education for the Information Age --
Large grant databases and search tools

Educators of America --
Educators of America are driven to not only supply teachers and educators with the classroom technology they need, but also train them to use it in the most effective ways possible.

eFunding Solutions --
This site is dedicated to helping educators locate every funding source available to them in the United States.

Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation --
The ESA Foundation is dedicated to supporting positive programs and opportunities that make a difference in the lives of America’s youth. The Foundation seeks to harness the collective power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in our communities. We support geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American boys and girls of all races and religions.

Forecast of Funding Opportunities under the Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs --
Lists virtually all programs and competitions under which the Department has invited or expects to invite applications for new awards and provides actual or estimated deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs

Foundation Center --
The "Gateway" to philanthropy on the World Wide Web, this site offers online assistance with locating foundations and proposal writing. It has an extensive list of links which can be tailored to meet the needs of grant seekers.

Foundations Online --
Foundations Online is a directory of 100's of foundations and grantmakers. It is a must site that all grant seekers should visit!

Funding Sources on the Web --
Grant information and other basic grant-seeking references.

Fundsnet Services Online --
Directory of over 700 philanthropy sites on the web, including section listing newest funding opportunities and Community Foundations/Regional Grantmakers. Site includes FAQ section and search engine links.

George Lucas Educational Foundation --
Although not a source for funding, this sites contains a myriad of sites and sources of information about grants.

Get Ed Funding --
GetEdFunding is a free and fresh grant finding resource, dedicated to helping educators and institutions identify the funding they need in budget-tight times. GetEdFunding hosts a collection of more than 2,400 grants and opportunities culled from federal, state, regional and community sources and is available to public and private, preK–12 schools, districts and educators, higher education institutions, and nonprofit organizations that work with them.

Grant Writing For Dummies --
Building your grant seeking and grant writing skills is the best way to secure funding for your organization. The keys to finding grant funding opportunities and writing award-winning grant proposals are knowing where to find opportunities and understanding what funders want to read. In terms of your professional development as a grant writer, it also helps to know that core measure of success: your win rate.

Grant Writing Tutorial --
This sites provides tutorials for grant writing.

Grants Alert --
Resources that can help our schools and communities fight and win this war for the lives of our children and the future of our nation.

GrantSAT—The Grant Proposal Self Assessment Tool: --
An instrument for evaluating the quality of proposals. It provides a number of assessment criteria for nine different aspects of a proposal (e.g., problem statement, budget, evaluation).

GrantSelect --
Offers more than 10,000 funding opportunities and the largest collection of sponsored research opportunities. You can sign up for a free trial membership. GrantSelect is an effective and comprehensive tool for grantseekers.

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal --
Created to help empower people to be successful in gaining funds for projects

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. --
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation supports organizations that serve lower-income individuals and assist vulnerable and at-risk populations in the communities in which they reside. Program areas include older adult services, workforce development, basic human needs and health, disabilities, education, and general community support. The types of support awarded for education include general operating, program, and capital projects. General operating and program grants are exclusively focused on Baltimore City and Baltimore County, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and Hawaii. Only capital projects are accepted nationally.

Independent Sector --
About Us Independent Sector is the leadership forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world.

Lowe's - Toolbox for Educational Grants --
Lowe's will donate up to $5 million to public schools and public school parent teacher groups - at as many as 1,000 different public schools per school year.

Milken Family Foundation --
The Milken Educator Awards is the nation’s preeminent teacher recognition program. More than 2,600 exemplary teachers, principals and specialists have been surprised with individual, unrestricted $25,000 prizes since 1987. Recipients are heralded early to mid-career for what they have achieved—and for the promise of what they will accomplish in the future. Honorees join the national Milken Educator Network, a group whose expertise is a valuable resource to those shaping the future of education.

MSU Libraries (Michigan State University) --
A compilation of web pages and books of potential interest to nonprofit organizations seeking funding opportunities related to computer technology.

National Center for Education Statistics --
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations (the most reliable data for grants).

National Endowment for the Humanities --
NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities

NEA Foundation --
Grants to educators to support new ideas and practices to strengthen teaching and learning. The goal is to fund and share successful strategies to educate and prepare students for bright and rewarding futures.

Office of Educational Technology --
As states and districts update technology resources, it may seem that the needs overwhelm resources. Before major technology purchases, leaders will want to consider an approach and define a goal that makes sense for the particular region.

Oregon Community Foundation --
OCF supports more than 1,300 organizations around the state each year through its grant programs. These grants are awarded by hundreds of different OCF funds.

Pearson Instructional Resources --
Find and identify Funds and Grants.

Research Associates --
This site includes an area to subscribe to a great grant writing listserv.

Scholastic's Funding Connection --
This site is designed to provide you with information, resources, and tools aligned to the NCLB requirements, as well as other funding sources. On their web pages, you will find information about federal, state, and private funding sources.

Shell Oil Company --
Shell makes educational grants to qualified nonprofit groups, with special consideration given to requests from organizations in or near communities in the United States where Shell Oil Company has a major presence. Grant requests related to education must focus on Shell’s funding priorities. These include increasing interest in technical careers among students, and professional development in science and mathematics for educators. Funding is provided to support programs in kindergarten through grade 12 that are designed to boost students’ mathematics and science skills. Shell also funds projects at vocational and technical schools where chemical and refinery operators and technicians are trained. At the university level, Shell supports programs that aid engineering and geoscience students and departments. Of particular interest are programs in mathematics, science, and technology that engage women/girls and minority students, and within academic institutions that have ethnically diverse enrollments.

SMARTer Kids Foundation --
The SMARTer Kids Foundation is a private organization that provides opportunities for students and teachers to learn new skills and grow in self-confidence by placing technology, grants and programs at their service.

Steps To Successful Grant Writing --
This site provides detailed information on how to prepare a successful grant.

Target Grants --
Education, the arts, public safety—these are just a few of the areas Target supports through their grants programs.

Technology Grant News --
This is ideal for the Grant Director or Resource Officer who wants to receive an electronic copy of Technology Grant News with live website links and the “Technology Resource News” E-Bulletin” and a free Grant Index of your choice.

Technology Grants: 50+ Resources --
How and where to secure funding for ESSA, STEM, EdTech, and Professional Development.

The Ten Best Free Videos about Proposal Writing -- http://
Great free videos to help you get started writing grants

Toshiba -Leading Innovation --
Toshiba America Foundation is accepting applications from 6-12 science and math teachers for grants.

U.S. Department of Education --
U.S. Department of Education Discretionary Grant Application Packages for Currently Open Grant Competitions

Writing A Successful Grant Proposal --
A comprehensive site by the Minnesota Council of Foundations.

Zimmer Family Foundation --
The mission of this small foundation is to support religious, educational, and social programs.

For more information regarding grantwriting please contact Sheryl Abshire at