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Chronicle of Philanthropy - "Connecting the non-profit world with news, jobs, and ideas." A bi-weekly publication from the publisher of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Foundation Center - The Foundation Directory Online is not free, but the Foundation Finder database and many of other sections on this site are free to use.
Grants.gov - A portal for grant seekers for all types of government grants.
Grants for Nonprofits - A wide range of grants in categories from the Michigan State University Libraries.
Institute of Museum and Library Services - Includes helpful sections for grant applicants and a grant search engine.
LibraryWorks Grants and Funding - A list of grants available for libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions. Under Newsletters is INfocus, a newsletter on library grants, resources, and best practices.
National Endowment for the Humanities - Grant programs offered by an independent grant-making agency of the U.S. government.
Scholastic Funding Connection for Technology and Curriculum - Find funding and grants from Scholastic and other sources.
Proposal Writing Resources
Grantsmanship Central - Under the Resources section there is some free content like The Grant & Proposal Writing magazine archive and Centered e-publication.
Guidance, Samples, and a Glossary - From Scholastic Funding Connection.
Writing a Successful Grant Proposal - Overview of the key components of a grant proposal with tips on how to present your case effectively.