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MK455 / ENG 457/557 Technical Business Writing

General

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is an independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. It offers a robust advice section to help nonprofit workers do their jobs as well as one of the biggest listings of career opportunities.

The Foundation Center
Some content requires a subscription but free quality content is available as well.  The Foundation Center is an invaluable tool for grants seekers.  The center's website contains a searchable grants database. 

The Foundation Center provides free funding information through more than 400 Funding Information Network locations (formerly called Cooperating Collections) — libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers located across the U.S. and several countries.
 Hoover Public Library and Birmingham Library are listed as Funding Information Network locations. 

Philanthropy News Digest 
Philanthropy News Digest (PND) a daily news service of the Foundation Center, is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.

RFPs
Philanthropy News Digest publishes RFPs and notices of awards as a free service for U.S.-based grant-making organizations and nonprofits.

GuideStar
A directory and information source about charities and nonprofits.

 

Government grants

Grants.gov
From the website : The Grants program management office was established, in 2002, as a part of the President's Management Agenda. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, Grants is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget. Under the President's Management Agenda, the office was chartered to deliver a system that provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. 
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Administers, manages, and organizes access to federally-funded Federal grants to benefit the citizens of Alabama. 

Congresswoman Terri Sewell Grant Information 
Alabama 7th District

Senator Richard Shelby Grant Information