Other Funding Resources
Aris Funding Reports (Academic Research Information System) funding resources for MSW/PhD students.
Benton Foundation This is a great site for administrators looking for assistance with many aspects of non-profit management and operation. Some funding information is provided.
Chronicle of Philanthropy An e-zine primarily for non-academic grant seekers and fund raisers. Deadlines and Internet Resources sections are free. There are resource links to government agencies, who's who in federal grant management, Abe's grant report, daily summary of grant opportunities in the federal register with links to full RFPs.
FastWeb A searchable database of scholarship, fellowship and grant information. Registration is required but it provides access to information from 3,000 sources.
FinAid This site contains good reference material for undergraduate and graduate students. Information on scholarships, loans, and grants provided.
Foundation Center This site is primarily for MSWs administering grants and agencies needing program funds. There is a wealth of information, writing assistance, and tools. For research grants: search by foundation or by topic and get information that allows you to link to appropriate sources.
GrantEd Contains nationwide foundation links. This is a big site. Some foundations will specify research grants. A good site for PhD students looking for money.
Guidestar This site is a great resource for Policy, Planning & Administration (PP&A) concentration students who will be doing fundraising, program grants, and generally looking at and for money.
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Sponsors research on problems of violence, aggression, and dominance. For established scholars and dissertation fellowships. The HFG Review is cataloged through 1996 and contains articles on aggression and violence.
Michigan State University Grants and Related Resources A must see website for students and those new to the grant seeking arena. An excellent resource for students just learning about grants. This site addresses graduate funding and provides excellent description of information sources for grant writing. Visit "grants for individuals" for access to a multitude of resources.
Npower This site is primarily for NFPs seeking program funding. Good resource for Policy, Planning & Administration(PP&A) concentration students and teachers.
Poverty & Race Research Action Council This is the main site for this non-profit group. They attempt to link social science research and advocacy work specifically at the intersection of race and poverty. They catalog lots of articles and information and provide small grants (maximum $10,000) and fellowships.
Progressive Technology Project This project has an interesting internship program for those with an interest in social justice, community groups, and social change. The project seeks to strengthen citizen action, raise public participation by under-represented communities, and build stronger grassroots organizations by exploring and supporting the effective use of information technology.