Selected Web sites compiled by Kathy Jones, Reference Librarian and Social Science Bibliographer
For Financial Aid Sites see: Colleges & Financial AidAmerican Philanthropy Review's We Review: "Reviews of periodicals, books, and software of interest to the nonprofit sector."
Better Business Bureau : Philanthropic Advisory Service. Includes information about specific charities.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Community Foundations on the Internet
Community of Science Funding Opportunities
FC Stats: statistical data from the Foundation Center.
FirstGov: the U.S. government's official web portal
The Foundation Center Proposal Writing Short Course
Foundation Center Search Zone: search the web or the Foundation Center site for grant information.
Fundsnet Services Online
A Grant Seeker's Guide to the Internet
Grantmaking Public Charities on the Internet
The Grantsmanship Center
GuideStar: Searchable. Contains IRS information on nonprofit organizations, includes full-text stories on these institutions, as well as on fundraising and philanthropy in general. Users are required to register before viewing 990 files.
Internet Prospector: "Tips on Web-based prospect research and uncovering information about wealthy individuals." Includes an online newsletter and a reference desk.
IRIS: database of funding opportunities in a variety of fields, from public and private foundations.
National Center for Charitable Statistics
National Charities Information Bureau : To promote informed giving and charitable integrity.
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation
Private Foundations on the Internet
US Department of Education: Funding Opportunities
USA Office of Sponsored Programs : Included are Agency News, Federal funding publications, IRIS Alert Service, NSF User Profile System and relevant upcoming grant opportunities.