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The Foundation Center's databases offer a wealth of information and offers the following search-by capabilities: Grantmakers, Companies, Grants, and 990s.http://ezproxy.uis.edu:2048/login?url=http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/ipl.php
This Foundation Center database of library funding contains grants given to U.S libraries by U.S. foundations. It includes local, state, and national sources of funding for public, academic, school, special collection, and government libraries. Provides online training including webinars and a self-paced course.http://libraries.foundationcenter.org/
GrantStation provides access to a searchable database of private grantmakers that accept inquiries and proposals from a variety of organizations; federal deadlines; links to state funding agencies; and a growing database of international grantmakers. Access to the full content of Grant Station is available only by appointment with the CINRC Coordinator.https://www.grantstation.com
Provides information on funding resources for research. Accessible only to University of Illinois students, staff & faculty. For full access, create an account by clicking on Sign Up and using your UIS email to connect to our institutional account.http://ezproxy.uis.edu:2048/login?url=https://www.grantforward.com
Full-text access to regional, national, and international, business, financing, banking & industry publications. The Company Profiles section of the database contains Datamonitor reports for major U.S. and international companies.http://ezproxy.uis.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid
Foundation Maps is an interactive mapping tool designed to provide a visual portrayal of philanthropic giving around the world. Please contact a librarian for information on how to access the database's contents: call 217-206-6605 or email email@example.com://maps.foundationcenter.org/home.php
The CFLL maintains several grant funds and programs dedicated to supporting a variety community endeavors including: seniors, women, youth, nonprofit professional development, historic preservation in Springfield, recreation for people with disabilities, and a variety of charitable areas. Grant deadlines and applications are available through this link.
The United Way invests in local health and human service programs. Funding decisions are made by volunteers from the community. All funded programs are aligned with United Way's dual strategy of improving lives by
- meeting an individual's immediate needs; and
- providing educational tools that promote long-term health and well-being.
To support this dual strategy, United Way has two funding areas for programs, Essential Services and Lifelong Learning Initiative.
Forefront: A statewide membership association for Illinois nonprofits, philanthropy, public agencies, advisors, and our allies. They provide resources, education, advocacy, thought leadership, and project management to attract investment to the sector, develop top talent, improve systems and policies, and build organizational capacityhttps://myforefront.org/
Illinois ResourceNet: A Funding Access Initiative (IRN) is a university-based resource providing Illinois nonprofits and local governments with the competitive assets to access federal funding. IRN offers organizations a unique approach to grant access centered on providing information and resources on an interactive website, working with experienced technical assistants on designing high caliber proposals, and connecting with a diverse group of partners to meet proposed project goals. Housed at the University of Illinois at Chicago.http://oceanhp.uic.edu/completed-programs/illiniose-resourcenet-a-funding-access-network/
Federal Grant Sites
The White House Office of Management and Budget has mandated that all 26 Federal agencies post their competitive grant opportunities here to facilitate ease in locating grants as well as downloading and submitting applications. Managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the aim of this site is to eventually become the central repository for federal grant information.http://www.grants.gov
To view the latest news and information on the government grant system, follow their blog.https://blog.grants.gov/
This site provides access to the full document, which includes Requests for Proposals (RFP) announcements.http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
Searchable site, useful for locating proposal writing guides and examples. Type in proposal writing + 'subject'.http://USA.gov
Provides access to all Federal agencies funding opportunities. After you find a program, contact the office that administers it to obtain further information.https://www.cfda.gov/
Click on Grants and Contracts. This is a site that provides information on grants and other programs at the department including applications, regulations for administering grant programs, and information for new grant-seekers.http://www.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml