for nonprofit organizations and researchers, these sites provide
information about disability-related funding opportunities from
public and private sources. (For information about individual
grants for college or graduate study, see Higher
Education - Funding.)
inviting applications for Federal grant programs appear every
day in the Federal Register. Search the Federal Register
Online for announcements in current or back issues of the Register,
or use the "browse" link to check the Table of
Contents of today's or previous issues.
ways to access Federal Register grant announcements:
The Grantsmanship Center,
which offers grantwriting workshops and other services nationwide,
culls through the Register every day and posts items that
may be useful for organizations seeking federal funding. (Use
the "Federal Register" button.)
Government Resources - Disability-Related
A part of
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AHCPR is the
lead agency charged with supporting research designed to improve
the quality of health care, reduce its cost, and broaden access
to essential services. This page links to information about AHCPR
funding opportunities, grant announcements, policy notices, and
research training grants.
is the lead federal agency for protecting and promoting the health
and safety of Americans. This page includes CDC notices and public
comment, grants and cooperative agreements, and RFP solicitations.
The place to go for
information on grant and other programs at the Department. Includes
Federal Register announcements, U.S. Department of Education
announcements, contracts information, Commerce Business Daily
notices on departmental RFPs, links to other federal Internet
sites on grant and contract activities, and more.
about grant and contract opportunities from NIDCD.
Foundations and Other Private
There are thousands of foundations and private grant resources.
The following websites are some of our favorite guides for identifying
and locating pertinent foundations and private grant resources.
site includes the Philanthropy News Digest, information
and links for grantmakers, an online library chock full of resources
for grantseekers (including a "foundation finder" and
an "online librarian"), and much more. Parts of this
site are fee-based.
comprehensive, privately-owned web site was created to provide
nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities with information
on financial resources available on the Internet. It is packed
with information and links to funding resources and grants. Bear
with the advertisements; the site is worth it.
a gateway to education and literacy resources on the Internet.
Its site includes this excellent, up-to-date list of upcoming
grants, many of which may be of interest to the disability organizations.
The grants are arranged chronologically (by due date) and link
to additional information about them.
section of this wonderful resource for nonprofits includes information
about many frequently asked questions relating to funding issues.
Look under the "Development" heading for FAQs on canvassing,
capital campaigns, celebrities, conferences & conventions,
development, direct mail, donations, earned income, foundations,
fundraising, grants, grantwriting, in kind, membership programs,
planned giving, prospect & funder research, special events,
sponsorships, telemarketing, and volunteer recruitment.