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Funding Resources and Information

Grant Compliance

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations


Federal Funding

Catalog for Federal Domestic Assistance



HRSA – US Dept of Health & Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institutes of Health

National Institute for Literacy

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF Active Funding Opportunities

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Labor (US DOL)


State & County Funding

State of New Jersey

NJ Commission on Higher Education


New Jersey Department of:


Labor and Workforce Development

Community Affairs

Environmental Protection

Health and Senior Services

Human Services

Law & Public Safety


The NJ Department of State provides grants to nurture and strengthen New Jersey’s rich cultural and arts heritage. Historians, educators, artists, performers, and many others use this funding to further their research, share their creativity, or host performances throughout the state.


Salem County:

Cultural and Heritage Commission

Salem County Cultural & Heritage Commission and the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders offer funding opportunities to arts groups, community organizations, libraries, history groups (if the program is clearly arts only), municipal commissions and departments of local governments – such as parks and recreation. Applicants must be based in Middlesex County and the funded project or services must be held in Middlesex County and open to the public.

Human Services

Workforce Development


Other Grant Opportunities and Sources

American Association of Community Colleges


Learn and Serve America: Higher Education Programs

Funding Agency - Corporation for National and Community Service Learn and Serve America provides direct and indirect support to K-12 schools, community groups and higher education institutions to facilitate service-learning projects by: Providing grant support for school-community partnerships and higher education institutions; Providing training and technical assistance resources to teachers, administrators, parents, schools and community groups; Collecting and disseminating research, effective practices, curricula, and program models; and Recognizing outstanding youth service through the Presidential Freedom Scholarship, President’s Volunteer Service Awards and other programs.

Lumina Foundation - Grants to expand access and success in postsecondary education

NAFSA — Association of International Educators

National Education Association (NEA) Foundation - The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning in the nation’s public schools, colleges, and universities.


Specific Funding Sources


The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

Children, Youth & Family Grants Fundraising & Grants Direct

Dept of Education Grants Forecast

Education Week – About the Education Week Research Center

Environmental Education Grants Environmental Education US EPA

Granite Education Foundation 

Grants & Contracts – ED.gov

Grants Nutrition Education Healthy Meals Resource System

HHMI Grants for Science Education

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – Grants

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

National Council for Teachers of English Grant Opportunities

National Endowment for the Arts – Grants for Art Education

North American Association for Environmental Education - Grants


US Department of Education – Grants



Foundation Center-Focus on Funding for the Arts

The Getty Foundation

How the US Funds the Arts - PDF

National Endowment for the Humanities - Grants

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council - Grants

The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) – Grants

Northeast Document Conservation Center – Federal Grants

State, Regional Locations for National Endowment for the Arts


Social Sciences Grants

American Hearing Research Foundation

American Political Science Association 

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences

The David and Lucille Packard Foundation

Ford Foundation

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy

Institute of Quantitative Social Science

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

James S. McDonnell Foundation

John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

Lilly Endowment Inc.

Mitsubishi Electric American Foundation

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Science Foundation Anthropology Grants

National Science Foundation Social Science Grants

The NEA Foundation

National Institutes of Health

The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Russell Sage Foundation

The Social Science Research Council


Public Service Professional Grants

Annenberg Foundation

Center for Substance Abuse and mental Health Services

Community Oriented Policing Services – U.S. Department of Justice

Drug Free Communities Support Program

Emergency Management – FEMA Grants

Fire Fighters Grants

Fire Grant Support

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

National Institute of Justice

Office of Victims and Crime – Grants and Funding

U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Justice Programs

Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention

Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)

Police Grants Help

Police One Grants

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues

Transportation Security Administration

The Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Fire Administration

Volunteer Firefighting Grants Resources


Underrepresented Groups – Philanthropy

African American Philanthropy – Carnegie Corporation 

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation – Grants

ACS Chemistry for Life – Grants

American Psychological Association

Asian American Philanthropy

Grants for Women

Foundation Center

Funding for Women and Minorities

Grants for Nonprofit Organizations

Latino Philanthropy Action

Mathematic Organization of America

National Institute of Health – Policy and Guidelines

Native-American Philanthropy

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Faith-based Funding

Church Net USA