Welcome Individual Grantseekers (Foundation Center)
Grantseeking Basics for Individuals - Prepares individuals to seek out and identify potential sources of foundation support.
Guide to Funding Research - A basic primer on the grantseeking process and an introduction to the available resources.
Guide to Fiscal Sponsorship and Affiliation - A detailed look at the possibilities for individual grantseekers to affiliate with an organization or obtain a fiscal sponsor.
Finding Foundation Support for Your Education - Guides students through the process of seeking financial support from foundations to pursue their studies.
Tools and Resources:
FAQs for Individual Grantseekers - The Foundation Center's librarians have gathered the questions most frequently asked by individuals.
Foundation Center Libraries - The Foundation Center's five libraries hold many resources for individual grantseekers. Search the Catalog of Nonprofit Literature, the libraries' collective holdings.
Proposal Writing Short Course - (Available in English, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish) Describes how to prepare a funding proposal, including the planning, research, and cultivation of foundation and corporate donors.
Requests for Proposals in PND - Requests for proposals (RFPs) by grantmakers who wish to attract applicants with specific projects or interests.