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Grant Application Procedure: Grant Research Websites

Would you like to apply for a federal or foundation grant? Let the YCCC Grant Development Office assist you! Read on for step-by-step instructions on grant development at YCCC.

Grant Research Websites

Federal Funding Sources

Grants.gov – grants.gov
The Federal Register –  gpoaccess.gov
Department of Education –  ed.gov
National Science Foundation – nsf.gov
National Endowment for the Arts – nea.gov
National Endowment for the Humanities –  neh.gov
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration –  doleta.gov

Regional funding sources

Maine Philanthropy Center – mainephilanthropy.org
Maine Community Foundation - mainecf.org

Other Related Sources

American Association of Community Colleges – aacc.nche.edu
Council for Resource Development – crdnet.org
Foundations Online – foundations.org
The Foundation Center – foundationcenter.org
The Grantsmanship Center – tgci.com

Proposal Writing Resources

Proposal Writing Short Course - tutorial from the Foundation Center – foundation center.org/getstarted

Creating a budget - another tutorial from the Foundation Center - foundation center.org/getstarted

Examples of successful proposals - foundation center.org/getstarted/faqs/html/propsample.html

Sinclair Community College successful proposals - examples from the most successful community college grant development office in the nation - sinclair.edu/about/offices/grants/prof/samples/index.cfm

Writing a letter of inquiry – nonprofit.about.com/od/fundraising/a/loi

The Art of Grantsmanship – hfsp.org/how/artofgrants.htm

Basic Elements of Grant Writing (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) – cpb.org/grants/grantwriting

GrantProposal.info - a site devoted to providing free resources for grant writing – grantproposal.info

National Science Foundation Guide for Proposal Writing – nsf.gov/pubs/1998

"Heads Up!" - Current Grant Opportunities - TBA