Resources for grantseekers

Enhance your grants research with these local, state, and other resources.

Local Resources


State Resources


Other Resources

    • Free Management Library: A free online library containing a wealth of information on nonprofit fundraising and grant writing, program management, strategic planning, and other topics.
    • Provides free resources to new and experienced grant writers.
    • GuideStar: A searchable national database of public charities and private foundations. GuideStar Basic is free of charge; GuideStar Select and GuideStar Premium (accessible at Hartford Public Library) offer further information and are available by subscription.
    • Association of Fundraising Professionals: Offers information, best practices, and resources on various aspects of fundraising.
    • Federal Agency Funding Information: A source to find and apply for various federal government grants.
    • Federal Register: The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. Includes grant information from federal agencies; some requests for proposals include nonprofit organizations as eligible applicants. There are also tips on searching by agency and other information.
    • Tech Soup: Connects nonprofits and public libraries with tech products and services, plus learning resources to make informed decisions about technology.


The websites of individual federal agencies also provide information on funding, such as:


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