Resources for the Grant Writer

Grant Makers of Oklahoma
A good resource for finding foundation grant opportunities.

The Foundation Center Virtual Classrom

Tutorials on grant development, from writing to budgets to funding research. (Note: You will need to register to use this site. Registration is free and takes only a minute.) Also: click on "PND" link in upper-right-hand corner, then click on "RFP" on the left side of the page. This will take you to funding opportunities.

Learning & Leadership Grants
The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning in the nation's public schools, colleges, and universities. Learning & Leadership Grants provide opportunities for faculty and staff to engage in high-quality professional development and lead their colleagues in professional growth. Grant amounts are $2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups engaged in collegial study. Deadlines occur every June, October, and February. Guidelines may be found at the web link above.

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Grant Resource Center
Includes announcements of funding opportunities, links to foundations, tips and resources for grant writing, OSRHE grant applications, and upcoming national, regional and local trainings.

 

Resource Links

Chronicle of Philanthropy
GrantSmart
GrantStation
Guidestar
The Council on Foundations
The Grantsmanship Center
State of Oklahoma Resources Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Oklahoma Department of Health
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education
State Department of Education
State of Oklahoma
Federal Resources Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
FedWorld Information Network
FirstGov
Government Printing Office
Library of Congress
National Center for Educational Statistics
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
US Census Bureau
US Department of Education
US State Department Bureau of Cultural Affairs

 

Other Helpful Sites

Center for Nonprofit Management
Funding Opportunities
Fund-raising.com
Fundsnet
Grantwriters.com
Idealist
National Charities Information Bureau