Grant & Fundraising Resources

Grant Search Tools:

Foundation Directory Online - Free resource for finding regional foundations that support their local communities.

Grantwatch - Database of grants (subscription required)

Grantstation - Database of grants (subscription required)

PND by Candid - Database of current RFP's


Location-Specific Grants:

National Grants:

Shade Structure Grant

Meet Me At The Park Play Spaces

Walmart Local Community Grants

ALDI Smart Kids

Charter School Growth Fund

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

CSX Community Service Grant

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Rural Community Development Initiative Grants

Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program


Fundraising Ideas:

Local business donations/sponsorships

Crowdfunding (GoFundMe, Donate Kindly, etc)

Event fundraisers (car washes, bake sales, silent auctions, bingo night, walk-a-thons, 5K walk/runs, etc)

Traditional fundraisers (candy bar sales, magazine sales, etc)