Find Funding

These three resources for locating funding opportunities include searchable databases and an email alert service to send you announcements of new opportunities. You can tailor your search for your field of interest. is a one-stop source of information on grant opportunities from more than 1,000 Federal grant programs. You can search by topic, agency and keywords. There is also an email alert service which you can tailor to send you announcements of opportunities in your field of interest or research.

The Foundation Center

The Foundation Center’s website has information about writing and developing proposals, finding funding agencies, and other useful information. Visit the Roger Williams University library reference desk and a staff member will help you log on to access this searchable database of information on foundations and their funding priorities, deadlines, typical award amounts, and other key characteristics.

Guide Star
Guide Star provides the IRS 990 forms for nonprofits in the United States. The forms include a list of award recipients and the amounts they received.

For a quick outline of how to navigate these resources. The outline includes pictures of the web pages and appropriate links, as well as directions for using the resources.