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Gateway to Grants

Resource Development Office

The following categorized links can help you locate program/project ideas and grants from federal, state, local, and private funding sources. If you find a site worth exploring, bookmark the page. Good luck exploring! If you want more information about any funding agency, contact the RCD Office staff at 972-860-7396. We will be happy to help you!

Gateway to Grants Links To Public & Private Funding Sources

Links to Federal Agencies & Private Funders

United States Department of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education

The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) administers over 40 programs that address critical national needs and support the Department of Education's mission of increasing access to quality postsecondary education. There are grant opportunities for the improvement of postsecondary education (FIPSE), Title III - Strengthening Institutions program, international education, programs for serving disadvantaged students, and more.

Eastfield College has been successful at some of the programs OPE administers, such as: TRIO: Student Support Services, Talent Search, and Upward Bound, as well as the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program. These grants total well over $4 million.

Grant Resources & Educational Databases

The Grantsmanship Center (http://www.tgci.com)

Commerce Business Daily through the Government Contractor Resource Center

Superintendent of Documents Home Page on the GPO Web Site

Federal Commons (http://www.cfda.gov/federalcommons/)

Grant Information Resources (http://nnlm.gov/)

Library of Congress (http://thomas.loc.gov)

Grantseeker's Guide to the Internet

American Association of Community Colleges (http://www.aacc.nche.edu)


Government & Legislative

The White House (http://www.whitehouse.gov)

Congress.Org (http://www.congress.org)

Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet (http://thomas.loc.gov)

Online Sunshine - The Florida Legislature (http://www.leg.state.fl.us)

Library of Congress (http://thomas.loc.gov)


Business & Commerce

US Department of Transportation (http://www.dot.gov)

US Department of Labor (http://www.dol.gov)

Small Business Administration (http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov)


Energy & Environmental

U.S. Department of Energy (http://www.doe.gov)

Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov)

EE (Environmental Education) Link (http://eelink.net/pages/EE-Link+Introduction)


Science & Mathematics

National Science Foundation (http://www.nsf.gov)

Science Learning Network (http://www.miamisci.org/sln/sln.html


Education and Telecommunications

U.S. Department of Education Grants

Florida Department of Education


Culture, Humanities, & the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities (http://www.neh.gov)

Institute of Museum and Library Services (http://www.imls.gov/)



Agency for International Development (http://www.usaid.gov)

US Department of State (http://www.state.gov/index.html)

World Bank (http://www.worldbank.org)


Health & Social Sciences

National Institutes of Health (http://www.nih.gov)

Housing and Urban Development (http://www.hud.gov)

United States Department of Justice (http://www.usdoj.gov)

Corporation for National Services (http://www.cns.gov)


Private Funding Sources

The Foundation Center (http://www.fdncenter.org)

Foundations On-Line (http://www.foundations.org)

Council on Foundations (http://www.cof.org)

Internet Nonprofit Center (http://www.nonprofit.org)

Charitynet (Link to over 80 Major Companies -