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Grant Resources on the Web

Federal Grant Sites
California Grant Sites
Foundation Resources
Online Databases (Federal)

Other Useful Links

Federal Grant Sites

This website includes all discretionary grants offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. You can search for federal grant opportunities (old and new) and also use the system to apply online. Many federal agencies require that you use this system exclusively to apply for grants while others allow submissions through their own agencies' systems and

National Science Foundation
This federal agency funds grants related to science, mathematics, and engineering technology.

National Endowment for the Arts

This federal agency funds grants in the arts.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
This federal agency funds grants in humanities disciplines.

U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This federal office funds grants in telecommunications.

U.S. State DepartmentNEW!
This federal office funds the Fulbright Programs and grants for fostering international education.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and
Services Administration

This federal office funds grants to improve health and allied health
education programs.

U.S. Department of Education
This federal agency funds grants in a variety of educational areas--including secondary education, higher education. and vocational/adult education.

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
This federal office funds workforce development grants.

Youth Service AmericaNEW!
Although not a federal agency, this national organization is a Service Learning resource center that partners with thousands of organizations committed to increasing the quality and quantity of volunteer opportunities for young people, ages 5-25. Their website lists current grant opportunities that support Service Learning and youth-initiated activities.

California Grant Sites

California Community Colleges, Chancellor's Office
This state agency in California oversees all 108 community colleges and serves as a primary source of grant funding statewide.

California Community Colleges, Chancellor's Office – Economic and Workforce Development – NEW!
This site provides additional Economic and Workforce Development grants that may or may not be listed on the CCCCO’s main grants page.

California State LibraryNEW!
This agency administers and hosts grant programs that help make California an information rich, culturally responsive state. Most of the grant programs are competitive, unless announced otherwise. Each grant program housed at the California State Library has its own application processes, criteria, deadlines, and governances.

California Postsecondary Education Commission
This state agency serves as the research arm for the California legislature on higher education policy and as a statewide postsecondary information clearinghouse. The commission also administers grant programs.

California Council for the Humanities
This state agency provides grants for public humanities projects, including reading and discussion programs, film and speaker grants, conferences and lecture programs among others.

California Arts CouncilNEW!
This agency provides grants that support the arts. Although there are currently no grants for this academic year that apply to Chabot, check back next year for upcoming opportunities.

Art is Education (ACOE) - NEW!
A project of the Alameda County Office of Education, this website has grant resources as well as links to various arts programs and professional development opportunities in Alameda County.

Foundation Resources

The Foundation Center
This site serves as an information clearinghouse for private, corporate, and community foundation funding. Grantseekers will also find funding research and grantwriting tutorials as well as general information about the nonprofit sector on this website.

CCINET is the Corporate Community Involvment site from the Charaities Aid Foundation. The site provides links to hundreds of businesses that support their communities through giving programs.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Chronicle is the newspaper of the nonprofit world. Visitors to this website can subscribe (at a cost) to the chronicle's guide to grants, an electronic database of corporate and foundation grant listed in the periodical since 1995.

Online Databases (Federal)

This site provides a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the federal government including grants.

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance
The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government-wide compendium of federal programs, projects, and grants.

Federal Register Access Center
The federal register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules and notices (including grants) from federal agencies.

Non-Profit Gateway
A network of links to Federal Information and services

Grants for Individuals – Michigan State University LibrariesNEW!
This is a useful grants database aimed at individuals seeking grants in a variety of disciplines.

Other Useful Links

Council for Resource Development

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

TGCI The Grantsmanship Center

ERIC Education Resources Information Center
Eric is a national clearing house for education related literature containing over 1 million abstracts and journal articles in its database.

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