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Grants for Nonprofits


Do you already have a 501(3)(c) nonprofit?  Or, are you browsing now to make plans? The sites below offer general overviews and detailed lists of possible grants available to nonprofits. 

Need an overview of the grant process for your 501(c)(3)? This site has information on that and other topics.

This resource provides a glossary of commonly used grant terms. 

Here is a video about the grant process by Purdue University. Click on the resources tab in the middle of the page. They also have in-person classes on grant writing.

YALI Network Fundamentals of Grant Writing―These grant writing courses and resources from the YALI Network will help you plan and prepare for your grant submission.

NonprofitReady Grant Seeking Essentials―Learn the essentials of grant seeking with this free certificate program from NonprofitReady.

Your local library may have resources online and onsite. Here are two examples of libraries that have helpful information on the grant process plus some funding sources.

As you prepare to submit your grant proposal, check your grammar. Use this online resource.

National Council of Nonprofits is a trusted resource on trends, policies, tools, and resources for non-profits.

Introduction to Proposal Writing
Get up to speed on the ins and outs of writing and submitting grant proposals. This video will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal for a foundation.

Learn Grant Writing 
This is a free online course and training on how to write grant proposals.

These sites have lists of grants that might apply to your nonprofit.

Grants for food pantries, food assistance programs, and school and community nutrition programs.