Grant Writing

Grant writing and Grant searching resources: 

GrantStation provides access to a searchable database of private grantmakers that accept inquiries and proposals from a variety of organizations; federal deadlines; links to state funding agencies; and a growing database of international grantmakers. In addition, GrantStation publishes two newsletters highlighting upcoming funding opportunities, the weekly GrantStation Insider, which focuses on opportunities for U.S. nonprofit organizations, and the monthly GrantStation International Insider, which focuses on international funding opportunities. Reduced subscription  fee for NYLA members.

Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.  White Plains Public Library and Yonkers Riverfront Library are satellite resource centers for the Foundation Center.In addition to print resources related to corporate, foundation and individual giving, thier excellent searchable database is available for public use on site. 

Books and Guides:

Writing for a Good Cause – The Complete Guide to Crafting Proposals and Other Persuasive Pieces for Nonprofits.  Joseph Barbato and Danielle S. Furlich

Winning Grants Step by Step – Mim Carlson, Support Center of America