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SOCW/SOCI 4341: Macro Practice

Course guide focusing on grants, funding, and sources for funding for SOCW 4341.

Guides to Writing Grant Proposals

Grant Proposal Writing Tips - prepared by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. - links for writing different kinds of grants.

Writing Grants - a two-part website. One part on developing a grant proposal; the other on writing a grant proposal. Prepared by the staff of the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.

Proposal Writing Websites - prepared by the University of Pittsburgh Office of Research.

Grant Opportunities

Foundation Center - an abbreviated online version of the Foundation Directory. Produced by the Foundation Center. Contains links to Form 990 for foundations.

Guidestar - Enables users to "verify charities and identify supporting organizations." Is free but requires registration.

Grantsmanship Center: Funding Sources - a website to help identify and locate funding sources by state. Prepared by the Grantsmanship Center.

Texas Department of State Health Services Funding Information Center - a website with a number of useful links.

Amarillo Area Foundation - a link to one of our large local foundations that serves as an umbrella for many small groups.

Sources for Statistics

Statistical Abstract 2012 - links to sources of statistical information at the federal and state level.

FedStats - statistics from more than 100 federal government agencies.

American Fact Finder - source of population, housing, economic, and geographic information.