The Internet is an essential resource, but trying to find those great sites can be a frustrating experience.
To save you time, we've compiled a list of websites that might be of interest to you.
Annie E. Casey Foundation - a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures
for disadvantaged children in the US. A source of current data and demographic information about
children and youth.
Bird Dog Development Research Resources – a host of research resources developed by professional
Foundation Center – view 990’s for US grant makers, view statistics on grant makers, on-line courses on
grant writing, tips on reading the 990, and more. Extensive funders' database by subscription.
Foundations.org - A directory of charitable grant makers.
Grants.gov - Provides a unified site for interaction between grant applicants and the US Federal
agencies that manage grant funds.
Grantstation – an interactive website that allows grant seekers to identify potential funding sources for
their programs or projects. Some areas require subscription.
Don Griesmann’s Grant Opportunities – an e-newsletter from Charity Channel
Guidestar – limited information without a membership. Includes information and IRS Form 990s for grant
makers and other non-profits.
Hoover’s Online – a user-friendly tool for finding basic company information and news.
Houston History – biographies of prominent Houstonians.
Houston Public Library – includes fund raising literature. Central library has additional resources for
David Lamb’s Prospect Research Page – includes links for company and executive information.
Nonprofit Resource Center of Texas – subscription access to database to research foundations.
Tech Soup - technology resource aimed at nonprofit organizations featuring NPO discounts, discussions,
articles, and recommendations.
Texas Nonprofits - provides data that facilitates connections between the 80,000+ nonprofit
organizations with the 4,000+ charitable foundations in the state of Texas, major philanthropic
corporations and sharing individuals.
United Way of Greater Houston – information related to nonprofit issues, as well as a library of fund
raising literature, a job bank and funding opportunities.
Grant Writers' Network of Greater Houston