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Federal grants and general information on grant eligibility and the application process can be found at Grants.gov. To receive announcements on federal grants, register for the list-serve by clicking this link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/applicants/individual-registration.html.
This list is not comprehensive but is intended to guide your research efforts.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) - http://www.cfda.gov/
A government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which 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.
The Federal Register - https://www.federalregister.gov/
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 (Grantsmanship Center) - http://www.tgci.com/funding/federal.asp
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 - https://www.cfda.gov/?s=appendix&mode=list
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 - http://firstgov.gov/Business/Business_Gateway.shtml
A network of links to Federal government information services.
U.S. State and Local Gateway - http://www.firstgov.gov/Government/State_Local.shtml
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 - http://www.networkforgood.org/
Internet-related tools and resources for your nonprofit organization.
Foundation Finder - http://fdncenter.org/funders/
Search by name for address and basic information (including links to IRS filings and foundation websites) about for than 61,000 private and community foundations in the U.S.