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Our focus is on resources of interest to not-for-profit organizations and government entities in Northwestern Pennsylvania.


CDFA: Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
This web site gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.

Federal Register Online via GPO Access (1994 to present)

GrantsNet: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
An Internet application tool for finding and exchanging information about HHS and other Federal grant programs.

NonProfit Gateway
This federal site was set up as a gateway to federal programs.  It has links to directories, information databases, and publications such as the Federal Register.

State - Pennsylvania

Center for Rural Pennsylvania: Grant Information
The center is a legislative agency of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  The web includes a rural access guide, demographic profiles of rural counties, lists of publications, press releases and rural resources.

Community Resource Connection
Grant opportunity types include: Children Health and Development Community Collaboration and Mobilization, Community Safety and Violence Prevention, Cultural and Recreational Activities, Economic Growth and Business Development, Education, Employment and Family Self-Sufficiency, Environmental Stewardship, Family Support Services, Transportation

eGrants: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Environmental Education Grants Program (Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection)

Enter value: grants to search for grants available through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Listed links include eGrants, Growing Greener Grants Center, PA Historical and Museum Commission Grants and the PDE Grants Guide.

Pennsylvania Center for Environmental Education Funding Opportunities 

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grants and Awards
Lists state arts related grant opportunities available to organizations, units of governments, schools and individuals.


Finding Funders: Web Sites of Community Foundations in Pennsylvania
A free segment of the Foundation Center.   Note: The Foundation Center offers fee-based access to databases with information on funding sources to grant seeking organizations and individuals.

Community Foundations by State (at the Grantsmanship Center)

Pennsylvania Grants
Foundation grants available in Pennsylvania, as listed on the Slippery Rock University web site. Descriptions include contact information and foundation web sites links.

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