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SOCW 6341 (Dr. Franklin): Community and Organizational Practice

Guide to grant funding sources and statistical information for graduate level social work students.

Websites with grant writing tips and training

GrantSpace by Candid:  Introduction to Proposal Writing - A free guide that includes an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. There is a free self-paced learning module, as well as a video. (GrantSpace by Candid was formerly known as the Foundation Center.)

GrantSpace by Candid:  Introducción a la redacción de la propuesta - Aprenda sobre los components claves de una propuesta a fundaciones y corporaciones. 

Grants.gov Community Blog:  Grant Writing Basics - Grant Writing Basics Blog Series from the Grants.gov Community Blog has a number of grant writing tips for writing grant proposals, especially proposals for federal grants.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Health Resources and Services Administration:  Tips for Writing & Submitting Good Grant Proposals - Provides a list of recommendations to consider when planning, designing, and writing a grant proposal.

Selected Proposal Writing Resources - Prepared by the University of Pittsburgh Office of Sponsored Research.

Texas Department of State Health Services Grant Writing Resources - Has links to grant writing resources.

Sites with link lists to grant writing

GrantProposal.com - links for writing different kinds of grants.

Grant Writing - prepared by the Florida Atlantic University Nonprofit Resource Center.

Texas Department of State Health Services Grant Finding Resources - Has links to state, federal, private foundation, and other funding resources.

Grant Opportunities

Candid.org 990 Finder - A database of individual 990 forms of private foundations, public charities, and other nonprofits. (Formerly the Foundation Center.)

Guidestar.org - Enables users to search for the "most complete, up-to-date, nonprofit data available."

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

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.