General Funding Resources & Foundations

  • Aspen Institute
  • United Way of Central Virginia
  • Council on Foundations
    The Council on Foundations is a membership organization of more than 2,000 grantmaking foundations and giving programs worldwide. They provide leadership expertise, legal services and networking opportunities-among other services-to their members and to the general public.
  • Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
  • Fannie Mae Foundation
    Fannie Mae is working to expand homeownership opportunities by joining with lenders and community partners to create products and technologies to reach underserved communities so that more people can own their own homes.
  • Housing Assistance Council
  • HAC, founded in 1971, is a nonprofit corporation that supports the development of rural lowincome housing nationwide. HAC provides technical housing services, loans from a revolving fund, housing program and policy assistance, research and demonstration projects, and training and information services. HAC is an equal opportunity lender.

  • The Foundation Center
    The Foundation Center provides tips and information for those seeking grant funding as well as providing access to searchable databases of grantmakers.
  • Foundations On-line
    Foundations On-line provides searchable foundation directories.
  • The Grantsmanship Center
    TGCI offers grantmanship training and low-cost publications to nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
  • GuideStar: National Database of Non-Profits
    GuideStar is a leader in providing comprehensive data on more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations, connecting them with donors, foundations, businesses, and governing agencies in a nationwide community of giving.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • IBM International Foundation
  • Melville Charitable Trust
    This organization provides grant funding to projects aimed at long term solutions to homelessness.
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    The Pew Charitable Trusts serves the public interest by providing information, advancing policy solutions and supporting civic life. The Trusts will invest $204 million in fiscal year 2006 to provide organizations and citizens with fact-based research and practical solutions for challenging issues
  • Seliger and Associates: Grant Writing Services and Funding Report
    Seliger and Associates provides comprehensive grant writing,grant source research and related services for public and nonprofit agencies throughout the United States.
  • Society of Nonprofit Organizations
    The Society of Nonprofit Organizations provide new and established nonprofit organizations - throughout the US and globally - with resources that can help them to accomplish their missions more effectively.
  • United Way of America