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  GRANT PROPOSAL WRITING LOW INCOME REFUGEES
  LOANS RETIREMENT & AGING ARTS & HUMANITIES
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GRANTS

CATALOG OF FEDERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE contains thousands of assistance programs administered by 57 Federal agencies.  Browse the catalog

FEDERAL COMMONS is an Internet grants management portal. This page presents grant information related to business and commerce and provides a huge amount of information on grant programs.
NOTICES OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY (NOFAs) are announcements that appear in the Federal Register, printed each business day by the United States government, inviting applications for Federal grant programs. This page allows you to generate a customized listing of NOFAs.
FEDERAL REGISTER is the official newspaper of the United States government.  This is a great resource for grants. Do a search for 'grants' or a more specific search in the area of funding you're looking for.
FEDERAL CONSUMER INFORMATION CENTER (FCIC) is a one-stop source for answers to questions about Federal agencies, programs and services. It's a great place for the new grant seeker and the specially trained staff can answer questions about all aspects of the Federal government
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE is a great resource, providing information on grants, links to Departments and other resources for business and industry.
VOLUNTEER GRANTS PROGRAM - Bank of America offers grants for volunteer work.
FOUNDATION CENTER Grantmaker information directory comprises three broad categories: links, both direct and annotated, to more than 600 grantmaker Web sites; highlights and excerpts from the Center's research on foundation giving; and a range of information materials produced by individual foundations and hosted by the Center as part of its "Foundation Folder" program
AERA GRANTS PROGRAM invites proposals for quantitative education policy research using large-scale, nationally-represented data sets such as those sponsored by NCES and NSF. Minority researchers are strongly encouraged to apply.
FEDERAL MONEY RETRIEVER is a database package offering the most current information on over 1,300 federal funding programs.
GRANTSCAPE is a resource for nonprofit organizations.
NONPROFIT GATEWAY is designed as a central starting point to help nonprofit organizations access online Federal information and services.

U.S. STATE AND LOCAL GATEWAY - This web site was developed to give state and local government officials and employees easy access to federal information in ways that make sense to you.   Includes information of federal funding

GRANT SEARCH AUSTRALIA gathers information about Australian-based grants, fellowships and scholarships from government, universities and private trusts, and hold details of over 1600 sources of financial aid.
COUNCIL ON FOUNDATIONS provides links to their member foundations and corporate giving programs with web pages.
INTERNET PROSPECTOR FOUNDATIONS provides reference materials, grant and private foundation links, and much more.
EFFECTIVE FOUNDATION GRANTSEEKING STRATEGIES a presentation outline by Mark W. Jones.
FUNDSNET ONLINE SERVICES is a privately owned Web site created in 1996 for the purpose of providing Nonprofit Organizations, Colleges and Universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet.
GRANTSMART allows you to search the Web sites of more than 1,000 U.S. grantmakers by type (private, corporate, community, or grantmaking public charity), or all at once.
MSU LIBRARIES has a collection of resources related to funders, financial aid, fundraising, etc. available over the world wide web
OPEN DIRECTORY listing of grant-making foundations by category.
POINTERS FOR GRANTSEEKERS A guide for first-time and novice grantseekers including neighborhoods, small community-based organizations, and grassroots groups.
ASSOCIATION OF SMALL FOUNDATIONS provides links to Web sites of ASF members (in state order)

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GRANT PROPOSAL WRITING
DEVELOPING AND WRITING GRANT PROPOSALS - Information on writing grant proposals provided by the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
PARTNERSHIPS & GRANTS DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL WRITING - Extensive grant writing information provided by the U.S. Government
ADVICE AND INFORMATION What to do before you write a grant proposal.
INFORMATION SERVICES Proposal writing aids including the common grant application format, a proposal writing short course and more
EPA GRANT-WRITING TUTORIAL was developed to help those communities and non-profit organizations identify financial assistance opportunities for their environmental-oriented development programs. Also, this program was developed to make it easier for applicants to produce more competitive grant applications.
GRANTHELP provides the grant writer with tips, techniques, and books related to grant writing.
GRANT PROPOSAL SAT Designed by an expert grant writer and evaluator, the 20-page Grant Proposal Self-Assessment Tool (GrantSAT) helps grant writers systematically evaluate and improve their grant proposals.
NON-PROFIT GUIDES provides a 10-Point Grant Writing Guide designed to help you win grant funds for your organization.
GRANTPROPOSAL.COM is devoted to providing free resources for both advanced grant writing consultants and inexperienced nonprofit staff.
MOCK GRANT WRITING ACTIVITY give you the opportunity to practice writing a grant proposal. An actual grant proposal example is provided for you to compare against and find out how you are doing in the process.
A PEDIATRICIAN'S GUIDE TO PROPOSAL WRITING is a tool to help pediatricians develop grant proposals for community-based child health programs.
SCHOOL GRANTS SAMPLE GRANT PROPOSALS Several generous grant-writers have shared successful proposals they've written.
TEN KEYS FOR NEW GRANT WRITERS for grant writers By Ken Ristine
WRITING A SUCCESSFUL GRANT PROPOSAL The following outline should meet the needs of most funders, or guide you when approaching a funder with no written guidelines. The outline is for a project proposal, and is most appropriate for a project that is trying to correct a problem.
WRITING YOUR PROPOSAL BUDGET The budget shows the detailed costs of your project.

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LOANS
FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANKS is the largest supplier of home mortgage credit in the United States.
MORTGAGE TECH is the nation's leading provider of technical and information solutions to the mortgage industry.
FREDDIE MAC is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress to increase the supply of funds that mortgage lenders, such as commercial banks, mortgage bankers, savings institutions and credit unions, can make available to home buyers and multifamily investors.
FANNIE MAE's public mission, and their defining goal, is to help more families achieve the American dream of home ownership.
HOME SCOUT puts you in control and saves your money.
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION is the Federal Agency charged with disposing of the assets of failed Banks and Savings & Loan Institutions through it's Division of Depositor and Asset Services, and includes properties held by third party services for the benefit of the FDIC.

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AUCTIONS
AUCTION MARKETING INSTITUTE, a not-for-profit professional education organization's main function is to provide educational and designation programs for the auction community.
FINANCE NET is the Internet's home for public financial management worldwide.
INTERNET AUCTION LIST is a nationwide listing of auction companies specializing in selling Real Estate for individuals, financial institutions and the federal government.
REAL ESTATE INFO LINKS: AUCTION SOURCES is your one-stop source for places of merit on your search for Real Estate.

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REAL ESTATE
BUY OWNER is an online property search designed to save you money.
REOSEEKERS provides a powerful extension of owners, real estate agents, and financial institutions current advertising and marketing campaigns for REO properties.
WING GROUP's members and visitors are welcome to scroll through the distressed property list, organized by price.
BANK OWNED PROPERTIES allows you to check sample listings for bank owned properties, REO, foreclosures and repos for Southern California Real Estate.
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT within the Department of the Interior is the Federal Agency charged with disposing of tracts of public land.
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY is a Government-owned corporation which has general authority to sell real property no longer needed for it's operations.
US MARSHALL'S SERVICE within the Department of Justice is the Federal Agency charged with disposing of properties which have been seized and/or forfeited for illegal activities, primarily through 3 investigative agencies: DEA, FBI and INS.

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HOUSING
FANNIE MAE FOUNDATION transforms communities through innovative partnerships and initiatives that revitalize neighborhoods and create affordable home ownership and housing opportunities across America.
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT has grant program information on their web-page. They also have a complete list of all grant programs they provide.
NEIGHBORHOOD REINVESTMENT CORPORATION was created under to to revitalize older urban neighborhoods by mobilizing public, private, and community resources at the neighborhood level.
CALIFORNIA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY's mission is to finance below-market rate loans to create safe, decent, and affordable rental housing and to assist first-time home buyers in achieving the dream of home ownership.
HOUSING ASSISTANCE COUNCIL is the Federal Agency charged with  assisting Americans in rural areas obtain financing for their homes, farms and   businesses, and the Federal Agency charged with disposing of the     real estate assets which they own or control as a result of foreclosure on non-performing RHS loans.
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE HOUSING AGENCIES is a national, nonprofit organization created to assist in increasing housing opportunities for lower income and undeserved people.
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, and utility incentives that promote renewable energy.
PEOPLES INVOLVEMENT CORPORATION has identified the urgent need for affordable housing in the District of Columbia. Coupled with this need is our goal to provide greater home ownership opportunities for District families. PIC is committed to creating a "pipeline" of residential development projects.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY (HFA) was established in 1979 to stimulate and expand home ownership and rental housing opportunities in Washington, DC.
HOME FREE-USA was created as a Non Profit Home ownership Organization to inform, educate and prepare future and existing homeowners for guaranteed mortgage approval and lifelong financial success.
ACORN HOUSING CORPORATION (AHC) was established in 1986 to build and preserve housing assets. Since its inception, AHC has assisted over 45,000 families to become first time homeowners, and has rehabilitated over 850 vacant and abandoned housing units.
LATINO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION to promote sustainable economic communities through business, housing and human resource development in low and moderate income neighborhoods with significant Latino Population.
AMERIDREAM CHARITY, INC. is designed to provide down payment assistance to low and moderate income home buyers who demonstrate the need for financial assistance.
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT is a cabinet-level State agency created in 1987 to strengthen communities, provide affordable housing for people of limited income, and promote Maryland's heritage and traditions.
VIRGINIA HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY'S mission is to help Virginians obtain safe, sound and decent housing otherwise unaffordable to them.
MICKEY'S HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS RESOURCES affordable/fair housing - clearinghouses - home financing and down payment assistance - Federal and State government agencies - homelessness resources - landlord/tenant resources etc.
NEHEMIAH CORPORATION of California's mission is to serve as a catalyst for urban wealth creation and economic empowerment by its direct provision of affordable housing and homeownership and by providing support to other faith-based and community-based organizations.
HART NON-PROFIT's mission is to provide affordable housing and homeownership opportunities throughout the United States. HART is actively rehabilitating homes in revitalization areas and is developing affordable housing in many communities across the country.
RESPONSIBLE HOME OWNERSHIP program provides Grants in the form of Gift Funds for down payment and closing costs to Qualified Buyers purchasing Participating Homes. Buyers benefit because they can purchase homes with NO MONEY DOWN. Sellers benefit because they can sell their homes faster at full sales price by marketing to a much larger group of prospective buyers.

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BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR is charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensuring the adequacy of America's workplaces.
HUD: OSBDBU - The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization is responsible for the implementation and executive of the Department of Housing and Urban Development activities.
SELF-EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE offers dislocated workers the opportunity for early re-employment. The program is designed to encourage and enable unemployed workers to create their own jobs by starting their own small businesses.
WOMEN'S BUSINESS OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE funds private, nonprofit organizations to assist small business concerns owned and controlled by women.
SBA: OFFICE OF ADVOCACY's mission is to encourage policies that support the development and growth of American small business.
U.S. DEPT OF COMMERCE: OSBDBU - The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization is responsible for promoting the use of small, minority, and women-owned small businesses in compliance with Federal laws.
NATIONAL BUSINESS INCUBATION ASSOCIATION helps create new firms and new jobs.
GSA: PROCUREMENT DIRECTORY has been prepared to assist you in your efforts to do business with the Federal Government.
U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE's basic role is to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to inventors the exclusive right to their respected discoveries.
RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE helps develop income-producing projects for undeserved rural communities. The focus is on job creation in communities that are traditionally dependent on agriculture.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION generates jobs, helps retain existing jobs, and stimulates industrial and commercial growth in economically-distressed areas of the United States. The web site provides grant information as well.
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - Small Business Startup Kit

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LOW INCOME
OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES - Funding opportunities and programs specifically for low-income individuals.
OFFICE OF WORKFORCE SECURITY - Unemployment insurance extended benefits are available to workers who have exhausted regular unemployment insurance benefits during periods of high unemployment.
LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP) is a federally-funded program to help eligible low income households meet their home heating and/or cooling needs.
COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT provides States and Federal and State-recognized Indian Tribes with funds to provide a range of services to address the needs of low income individuals to ameliorate the causes and conditions of poverty.
LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION'S mission is to promote equal access to the courts by making grants to provide high-quality civil legal assistance for those who would be otherwise unable to afford legal counsel.

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RETIREMENT & AGING
RETIRED AND ANNUITANT PAY from Defense Finance and Accounting Service.
SSA RETIREMENT - Information about Social Security's retirement program.
ADMINISTRATION ON AGING Internet resources for grant seekers in aging

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VETERANS
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION is the Federal Agency charged with assisting Veterans of the U.S. Armed Services obtain financing for their homes and the Federal Agency charged with disposing of properties  which they own or control as a result of foreclosure/repossession on non-performing VA-guaranteed mortgages.    
Search for 'grants'     Get information on
health benefits and services

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FAMILY, PEOPLE WITH CHILDREN
ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (ACF) page has links to funding opportunities including grants, contracts, and other assistance available to eligible organizations and individuals, as well as grant-related forms and documents.
NATIONAL CHILD CARE INFORMATION CENTER (NCCIC) is a national resource that links information and people to complement, enhance, and promote the child care delivery system, working to ensure that all children and families have access to high-quality comprehensive services. Search for grants for quality links.
WHAT TO DO WHEN A BENEFICIARY DIES - Provides information on benefits available from the Social Security Administration when a beneficiary dies.

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PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
SUPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes). It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and it provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
Also has other programs from the SSA.
DISABILTY DIRECT - As a person with a disability, you might be eligible for monthly benefits and other financial assistance from the government.
HEALTH CARE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION - Systems Change Grant - Improving community services for children and adults of any age who have a disability or long term illness.
Find your state representative for Systems Change Grant
DISABILITY GRANTS AND FUNDING SOURCES list of funding sources for those with disabilities.

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NATIVE AMERICANS
ADMINISTRATION FOR NATIVE AMERICANS (ANA) awards funds through grants to American Indians, Native Americans, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. These grants are awarded to individual organizations that successfully apply for discretionary funds.
COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT provides States and Federal and State-recognized Indian Tribes with funds to provide a range of services to address the needs of low income individuals to ameliorate the causes and conditions of poverty.

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REFUGEES
REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT MATCH GRANT - Funded by Congress since 1979, provides an alternative approach to State-administered resettlement assistance. The program's goal is to help refugees attain self-sufficiency within four months after arrival, without access to public cash assistance.
Includes additional
funding programs
GRANT MAKERS CONCERNED WITH IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES (GCIR) is a national network of foundations interested in issues affecting the growing newcomer populations in their communities across the U.S. and in Canada.

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ARTS & HUMANITIES
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS grant site includes grants for radio, television, national heritage, folk arts, technology, etc., and has an excellent search tool.
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.
ARTS AND HEALING NETWORK GRANTS FOR ARTISTS This page provides information about grants available for artists.
ART GRANTS - Sites for the arts and humanities.

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EDUCATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - Forecast of funding opportunities under the Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs.     Includes extensive grant information
OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION supports a wide range of policies, programs, and activities that help young people and adults obtain the knowledge and skills they need to prepare for post secondary education, successful careers and productive lives. Includes grant and program information.
EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING ADMINISTRATION seeks to build up the labor market through the training of the workforce and the placement of workers in jobs through employment services. This web site is designed to direct adults, youth, dislocated workers, and workforce development professionals to information on these programs and services.
NATIONAL TEACHING & LEARNING FORUM - Teaching and Learning Grant Opportunities.
BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS maintains a list of open Requests For Grant Proposals (RFGPs) and accompanying solicitation documents.
TAX BENEFITS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION - There are numerous tax breaks for you if you're planning to go to college, if you're already in college, or if you've graduated and you're paying back loans on your education.
FINANCIAL AID FOR STUDY ABROAD IN THE UK - There are over 100 UK universities and colleges approved by the US Department of Education (DoE) for participation in the federal loan programs.
COLUMBIA EDUCATION CENTER The following is an alphabetical listing of current non-governmental education-related funding opportunities.
SCHOOLGRANTS goal is to help the most kids possible by empowering those who teach them with the knowledge and resources necessary to write successful grant proposals.

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HEALTH
OFFICE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TELEHEALTH GRANT PROGRAM is a competitive, merit-based grant program that helps increase access to quality health care services for the undeserved by promoting the use of advanced telecommunications and information technologies by rural health providers across America.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS provides information on public and private programs that offer discounted or free medication, as well as Medicare health plans that include prescription coverage.
PUBLIC HEALTH INFOLINKS: Foundations & Grant Resources
FOOD AND NUTRITION CONTRACTS AND GRANTS - The FNS primarily contracts for program studies and analyses; food stamp coupon production, storage and distribution; and Federal Information Processing resources such as software, hardware, support services, and maintenance.

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