FEDERAL PARTNERS & ALLIES

Government

Comprehensive Federal Grant Opportunities

http://www.grants.gov

Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.

NYS Department of Labor

https://www.labor.ny.gov/home

Provides workforce development information, programs and grants.

NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services

www.criminaljustice.ny.gov

Funds for local agencies to design juvenile crime prevention programs.

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Administration for Children & Family Services

http://www.acf.hhs.gov

Invites eligible entities to submit applications for grants serving low income persons and families when the new announcements become available.


School Grants

http://www.schoolgrantsblog.com/

Writing Resources/Data

Brookings Institute

http://www.brookings.edu

Private non-profit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions.

Child Trends

http://www.childtrends.org

Non-partisan research organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by conducting research.

Grantionary

http://www.eduplace.com/grants/help/grantionary.html

Gives a list of grant-related terms and their definitions.

National Academy of Sciences

http://www.nap.edu/catalog/

The report from the NAS entitled Community Programs to Promote Youth Development studies the important elements of adolescent well being and looks at the features of successful youth development programs.

National Kids Count Data Book

http://www.kidscount.org

National and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S.

Nonprofit Quarterly

http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org

Provides values-based management information and proven practices.

Nonprofit Works

http://www.nonprofitworks.com

Helps organizations build their capacity to do more through strategic planning, grant writing, board development and training.

U.S. Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov

In addition to extensive and detailed information on the population of all villages, towns, cities, counties and states, this site reports federal expenditures by programs at national, state and county levels.

Foundations

Adopt Us Kids

http://www.adoptuskids.org

Small grants to support efforts on behalf of adoptive parents who address the needs of children with special needs.

Annie E. Casey Foundation

http://www.aecg.org

Makes grants, funds demonstrations, provides services, delivers technical assistance and disseminates data and analysis to foster public policies, human service reforms and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families.

Center on Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)

http://www.civicyouth.org

CIRCLE provide grants for research on civic engagement that is conducted by youth. Research teas that include youth & adults working together, or research teams of youth and adult mentors are welcome to apply.

FastWEB

http://www.fastweb.com

Is the largest online scholarship search available.

Fundsnet Online Services

http://www.fundsnetservices.com

A comprehensive website dedicated to providing nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet.

Hazen Foundation

http://www.hazenfoundation.org

Private foundation which seeks to assist minority and disadvantaged young people achieve their full potential.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

http://www.rwjf.org

Makes grants for a multitude of youth issues.

W. K. Kellogg Foundation

http://www.wkkf.org

Grants available in Youth & Education, Health, Food Systems and Rural Development.

William T. Grant Foundation

http://www.wtgrantfoundation.org

Awards grants that “deepens and broadens the knowledge base in areas that contribute to creating a society that values young people as a resource and helps them live up to their potential.