Resources

Nonprofit Currency e- newsletter (under development )

Family Foundations: https://trust.guidestar.org/blog/applying-for-funding-from-family-
foundations-results-of-a-new-survey?source=aug09nwsltr


Common Reason grant proposals get rejected 
https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Grant-Makers-Reveal-the-Most/183799


Community Foundation Locator: https://www.cof.org/community-foundation-locator
4. What is a Community Foundation: https://www.cfsomd.org/about-community- foundations/what-is-a-community-foundation/


Council on Foundations: https://www.cof.org/


The writing center, University of Wisconsin- Madison  https://writing.wisc.edu/handbook/style/ccs_activevoice/


Perdue online writing lab 
https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/general_writing/academic_writing/active_and_passive_voice/ 
active_versus_passive_voice.html


Grammarly: https://www.grammarly.com/blog/active-vs-passive-voice/


Active vs Passive: https://www.yourdictionary.com/pdf/articles/51.activevspassivevoice.pdf


Proposal Preparation: https://www.sbir.gov/tutorials/preparing-proposal/tutorial-2#

Nonprofits and Data: A How to Series, Community Research Institute


Incorporation of Visuals Into Grant Proposals: 
https://msu.edu/~platteje/ARTIFACTS/Grant%20writing/incorporation_visuals.pdf


History of Federal Grant Policy: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/learn-grants/grant- 
policies.html

Federal Grant Making Agencies: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/learn-grants/grant- 
making-agencies.html

Dun & Bradstreet https://iupdate.dnb.com/iUpdate/companylookup.htm

Washington DC Grant Clearinghouse https://opgs.dc.gov/page/opgs-district-grants- clearinghouse

Washington DC Funding Alert https://opgs.dc.gov/service/funding-alert-information


Maryland InfoPortal http://planning.maryland.gov/ourwork/marylandinfoportal.shtml

MD Grants Office http://grants.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Giving USA https://givingusa.org/

USA Spending: https://www.usaspending.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance https://www.cfda.gov/

System for Awards Management (SAM): https://www.sam.gov/portal/SAM/##11

Common Grant Applications www.givingforum.org

Philanthropy News Digest : Free daily news services and compendium of articles, new releases, and request for proposals www.philanthropynewsdigest.org 

Federal Grants Official site of federal request for proposals ( RfP)  http://www.grants.gov/ 

US Environmental Protection Agency Find information about grants  for environmental programs  https://www.epa.gov/grants 

US Department of Education ( https://www2.ed.gov/fund/grants-apply.html?src=ft ) Find 
information about grants for educational programs

US Department of Agriculture: Find information about grants for food, animal and land use programs. https://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=GRANTS_LOAN S

Basic Guide to Outcomes-Based Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations with Very Limited 
Resources Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD, Authenticity Consulting, LLC

Colorado Nonprofits Evaluation:   https://www.coloradononprofits.org/sites/default/files/attachments/Evaluation-Toolkit-
Final-with-Cover.pdf