Fund Development



  • Charity Channel is an online community composed of nonprofit-sector professionals around the world who volunteer their time, advice, information, tips and articles for the benefit of the community.


  • Federal Grants Notifier System is a central storehouse for information on more than 1,000 grant programs, and provides access to approximately $400 billion in annual awards.


  • Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants. Visitors can view IRS 990 PFs for U.S. grantmakers and statistics on grantmakers. The site also offers online courses on grantwriting and more, and offers request for proposal (RFP) bulletins and email notifications of RFPs related to your area of interest.


  • GrantStation provides access to a searchable database of grantmakers that are actively accepting proposals from a variety of organizations. There is a membership fee.



  • Guidestar provides information and IRS 990 PFs on private foundations and IRS 990s on other nonprofits.



  • Noza Search is a free, online searchable database containing more than 26 million charitable donation records.



  • Texas Center for Grants Development provides grant-related services to nonprofit, faith-based and community-based organizations. Services include GrantQuest, a weekly e-publication that describes public and private funding opportunities.


  • Texas Nonprofits offers a foundation search feature as well as forms and letters for grant writers.