Grants Research and Fundraising
Community Foundation Locator | Council on Foundations Links to community foundations that provide aid to specific communities in all 50 states.
Foundation Center Primary source for information on philanthropic foundations; a good starting point for nonprofit grants information.
Fund Raising Forum Information related to annual campaign fundraising and nonprofit organizations.
Fundraising.com | Fundraising and fund-raising ideas products Provides nonprofits with information about creative ways to generate contributions
The Grantsmanship Center Excellent selection of links to nonprofit resources on the web; includes searchable international directory of nonprofits.
GrantSpace A service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers.
Guidestar Searchable database of over 600,000 charities and nonprofits
Learn About Fundraising | About.com A mini-Web site within the comprehensive About.com site that serves as a useful guide to resources and information
PLCH • Grants Resource Center Description of the collection and programs offered through the Grants Resource Center at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
Federal, State, and Local Resources
Association of Fundraising Professionals Represents more than 30,000 members in 227 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. Join the Greater Cincinnati Chapter.
Grants Professional Association GPA builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good by practicing the highest ethical and professional standards. Join the Greater Cincinnati Chapter.
Grants.gov Single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation The Tristate's community foundation, GFC is a great place for local nonprofits to begin their grants search.
Just Grants! Ohio The premier grants resource for Ohio's grant writing and grant seeking community
Ohio Prospect Research Network A resource for individuals working in non-profit fundraising, development and advancement.
Philanthropy Ohio Prominent statewide organization for philanthropic activity, with an online report on philanthropy in Ohio.
American FactFinder 2 Find national and local statistics for your grant proposals
BoardSource Dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening their boards of directors
Charity Channel An online community of nonprofit sector professionals. Discussion forums, enewsletters, and shared documents covering everything from tax tips to sample proposals.
Chronicle of Philanthropy Online version of prominent periodical for nonprofits.
Council on Foundations Provides overview information for foundations of all kinds.
Free Management Library Topics in this excellent manager's library range from starting a nonprofit to program evaluation; each topic includes basic information, internet links, and suggested book sources.
FundsNet Services Online Extensive information on a wide range of financial resources available on the internet.
Hurwit & Associates | Nonprofit Law Resource Library Information on areas ranging from how to start a nonprofit to governance, social entrepreneurism, charitable contributions, liability, risk management and insurance
National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) Offers its Search 990 Images database, which can be searched by organization name, state, and EIN
Nonprofit Startup Resources for Ohio | Foundation Center Helpful state resources such as nonprofit associations, legal support organizations and government agencies.
The NonProfit Times Biweekly print publication covering nonprofit management issues
Tools and Resources for Assessing Social Impact (TRASI) | Foundation Center Comprehensive listing of 150 approaches for measuring and analyzing social impact for programs and investments
Grants for College Financial Aid
Sites by Subject · Education · Colleges & Financial Aid Directory of post-secondary educational programs and financial aid assistance.
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