Local Funding

State Funding

  • Governor's Office of Faith Based & Community Initiatives - Funding and training available to faith-based and community-based group in Ohio.
  • Ohio Arts Council - Outlines their funding programs in the state for both individual and organizations.
  • Ohio State Auditor's Website - Gateway to Grantsource, an online publication of state and federal grants offering links to useful grant sites.
  • OEEF - The Office of Environmental Education administers the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, awarding up to one million dollars annually in grants for projects targeting pre-school through university students and teachers, the general public and the regulated community.

Federal Funding

  • Acquiring Public Grants Workbook
  • Federal Register - Listing of federal regulations and grant announcements, updated daily.
  • Firstgov for Nonprofits - Information on federal assistance available to nonprofits, links to legal information, laws on fundraising and outreach, links to federal agency websites that provide grants to nonprofits.
  • Grants.gov - Recently announced grant opportunities from  Federal government agencies.
  • National Endowment for the Arts - Federal grants in the fine arts.
  • The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - Provides a full listing of all federal programs available to State and local governments, federally recognized Indian-tribal governments, Territories of the United States, domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions, specialized groups, and individuals.

Foundation Funding

General Search Engines

  • Grant Select - A searchable list of 10,000+ public and private grantors.  Only available at the library (all branches).
  • Join Together - Created by Join Together, an organization dealing with substance abuse.  See their resources area for funding opportunities.
  • Philanthropy News Network Online - Listing of news on the nonprofit sector, including gifts and grants.  Announcements are found by clicking "general fundraising".
  • School Grants - Grant opportunities, grant writing tips and sample proposals for schools K-12.

Toledo Lucas County Public Library's Grantsmanship Center - Provides basic grant training classes and books on fundraising, nonprofit management and grant resources.

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