This page will provide you with a central location to search the wealth of information available from both government and private entities who offer to finance to individuals, businesses, and state and local governments. The links on this page offer helpful information that will enable you to research information efficiently and will guide you on writing grant proposals. 

Developing and Writing Grant Proposals 
Provides information on writing a Federal grant proposal, including basic components of a proposal, initial proposal development and information on guidelines and literature. 

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 
A government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and non-financial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government. 

Weekly Federal Funding Report 
The online Federal Funding Report is a weekly compilation of items published in the Federal Register which affect Federal Domestic Assistance Programs. 

Federal Commons 
Part of a Federal website with one-stop access to all online U.S. government resources for grants. This section groups programs by broad subject categories. 

The Federal Register 
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents. 

Today's Federal Register and Archives 
Today's Federal Register, gives current day's grants announcements, department and agency announcements of grant application review meetings, grant awards, deadlines, requests for comments on agency procedures, new rule reminders, and special events. 

Federal Agency Contacts by State 
Much of the federal grant budget moves to the states through formula and block grants -- state, regional, and local Federal offices often handle grants applications and funds disbursement. Each Federal agency has its own procedures - if the CFDA program description refers to a state or regional information contact as listed in Appendix IV, constituents/applicants should contact the federal department or agency office listed here before applying for funding to obtain the most up-to-date information. 

Business and Nonprofit Gateway 
A network of links to Federal government information services. 

U.S. State and Local Gateway 
Web site developed to give state and local governments easy access to Federal government information. Includes Federal partnership programs links for states, city management, counties, legislatures, governors, cities, and mayors. 

Resources For Nonprofits 
Internet-related tools and resources for your nonprofit organization. 

Foundation Finder 

Search foundations for project funding: use the Foundation Center Web site or Foundation Center Funding Information Network resources in libraries to identify national, state, and community foundations.