Sites by Subject · Grants

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 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.
A service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers.
Searchable database of over 600,000 charities and nonprofits
Learn About Fundraising |
A mini-Web site within the comprehensive 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.
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.

Nonprofit Resources

American FactFinder 2
Find national and local statistics for your grant proposals
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.