Grants and Grant Writing

Resources for finding grants and writing grant proposals


Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection: searchable database of financial assistance sources (grants, loans, cost-sharing) available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and non-financial assistance programs.  Includes a guide to Developing & Writing Grant Proposals.

Enoch Pratt Free Library Grants Collection. Located at the Central Library at 400 Cathedral Street in Baltimore, the Grants Collection of the Enoch Pratt Free Library contains databases, over 300 circulating titles, reference materials and periodicals about grantseeking and grantmaking, nonprofit management, and related subjects.  They also provide free classes available to the public.

Governor's Grants Office provides links to federal grants, state grants, and more.  Find and apply for federal grants

The Foundation Center Online  The DNR Library does not  subscribe to the complete online version, but there is free access to a basic search of private foundations nationwide by name, city or state. There is also a tutorial on the grantseeking process.

The Red Book - Catalog of State Assistance Programs is a database of financial and technical assistance programs available through State agencies.

Conservation & Restoration Services: A Funding and Technical Assistance Guide--a guide for Maryland citizens to federal, state & local government & private funders.

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