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Enhance your 2019-2020 fundraising toolkit with a one-year subscription to GrantStation for only $79!

GrantStation Membership is a great tool for grantwriters, executive directors, and development directors. The searchable database has over 11,000 active funders, including a wide variety of state, federal, foundation, and corporate giving programs, as well as a broad selection of areas of interest categories. GrantStation Membership helps you get the tools and information you need to secure your funding this year and beyond. Get more information and sign up for a reminder.

The Winning Grant Proposal Competition

Winning Grant Proposal

The Winning Grant Proposal Competition

Brought to you by GrantStation and The Grant Professionals Association

You already wrote and submitted a winning grant proposal. Now use that existing proposal to win even more!

  • Are you looking for recognition and acknowledgment of your work?
  • Have you been awarded a grant in the last year?
  • Have you submitted a proposal with a compelling narrative?
  • Have you created a succinct, complete, and engaging executive summary?
  • Do you have a strong, workable plan ready to implement?

Enter your winning grant proposal by September 30, 2019. Click here to see the prizes and FAQs.


Webinar Spotlight

Writing Federal Grants

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2 PM EDT

Every year the government releases millions of dollars to help nonprofit organizations serve their communities. During this webinar, Alice Ruhnke will talk about how to identify federal grant opportunities, and she'll outline the major elements of grant applications required by most federal agencies.

Partner Spotlight

The County of Hawai’i

The Department of Research and Development (R&D), an agency of the County of Hawai‘i, advances knowledge and innovation to make Hawai‘i County a great place to live, work, and visit. R&D informs planning, policy, and programmatic decision-making with data-driven research and collaborates in the development and funding of initiatives seeking environmental, community, and economic sustainability.

The County of Hawai’i is a GrantStation Premium Licensing Program Partner. Learn more about PLP.

Happy 20th Anniversary GrantStation!

Happy 20th Anniversary GrantStation!

The Power of Re-Reading
by David Preis and Lucille Acken

Twenty years ago GrantStation was born in a cabin in the wilderness. We are celebrating our anniversary with a special blog series, original content, and monthly Membership giveaways! Visit our anniversary page for updates and to enter our contest.

As part of the celebration, we are launching a new series of interviews with our longstanding Members. Our first is with Lucille Acken at Catholic Charities who has been with GrantStation for over a decade. Read our interview with her where she shares her various insights, including the power of re-reading your work.

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Enter today to win a free year of Foundant Technologies’ GrantHub, the intuitive grants management solution specifically designed to increase your efficiency and funding success. The lucky winner will be chosen on November 15th!

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Learn to Write Your First Grant Proposal with Elevate!

You’ve been tasked with writing your first grant proposal for your organization and you have no idea where to start. What information goes in which section? Are you using enough data? How much money should you ask for?

At Elevate we’ve worked with over 100 nonprofit organizations to win millions of dollars for their programs, and we’ve learned a thing or two about what constitutes a winning grant proposal (and the mistakes to avoid). Join us for a FREE beginner-friendly webinar where we’ll walk you through basic dos and don’ts to help you write your first grant proposal with confidence.

Save your seat!!

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EXTREME MAKEOVER: Nonprofit Edition

Community Development Professionals’ annual Nonprofit Development Conference is scheduled for October 3, 2019, from 8:30am - 4pm. “EXTREME MAKEOVER: Nonprofit Edition” will show you how to take YOUR nonprofit to the next level over the next 12 months. Join us to…

  • Assess where you are
  • Identify where you are headed
  • Outline the steps to get there

Stream the whole conference from the comfort of your home or office for only $149! Take the EXTREME MAKEOVER pledge and you can compete for up to $10,000 in funds to help you achieve your makeover. For more information visit here, or to register go here.


We did the research for you! Browse our library of quality resources, including profiles of books and articles, courses and degree programs, and workshops and tools, all designed to help you develop your career path as a grants professional.

About That Recession: What Nonprofits Can and Should Do to Prepare

Talk of a looming recession has been weighing heavily on the minds of many nonprofit leaders. How can your organization get ready for the next economic downturn? Nonprofit Quarterly’s upcoming webinar “About That Recession: What Nonprofits Can and Should Do to Prepare” provides guidance for nonprofits looking to prepare for the next recession. It includes a look at previous recessions and strategies and steps that nonprofits can take to manage their risk and make it through a rough few years.

National Funding Alert

September 19, 2019
The Conservation Alliance
The Conservation Alliance is a group of outdoor industry companies whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations in North America. The Alliance directs funding to community-based campaigns to protect threatened wild habitat, preferably where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!

Local Funding Alert

September 19, 2019
The Paradox Prize
The Paradox Prize is a public call for big ideas to test transportation solutions that can help Northeast Ohioans who are stranded economically by geography connect to jobs. Learn more about the competition guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!

Canadian Funding Alert

September 19, 2019
Proud To Be Me
Proud To Be Me (PTBM) supports programs and schools in Ottawa and the surrounding region, with a focus on community, education, and youth. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!

International Funding Alert

September 19, 2019
African Culture Fund
The African Culture Fund is a pan-African fund that aims to support the sectors of arts education and cultural and creative industries on the African continent. The Fund has issued a call for proposals targeting the performing arts and visual arts sectors across Africa. Learn more about the Fund by reviewing the GrantStation profile, and access the call for proposals on the African Culture Fund website.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!