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Funding Assistance

Financial Aid for Minority Students
In an effort to make higher education accessible to minority students, hundreds of pubic and private organizations offer scholarships and aid to these groups.  See also "Finding Scholarships, Grants, and Other Assistance" for minority students here.

The Grantionary is a list of grant-related terms and their definitions.

GrantsAlert is a website that helps nonprofits, especially those involved in education, secure the funds they need to continue their important work.

Grant Writing Tips
SchoolGrants has compiled an excellent set of grant writing tips for those
that need help in developing grant proposals.

School Grants
A collection of resources and tips to help K-12 educators apply for and
obtain special grants for a variety of projects.

NWPE Grants & Scholarships
Up to $500 for classroom materials and continuing development funds as well as $250 New Classroom Start-Up Grants for teachers new to their school district or grade level.

School Funding Center
The School Funding Center is dedicated to helping schools find every funding source available to them in the U.S. Grant seekers should be advised that a paid subscription is required in order to access the School Funding Center's entire grant database.

Department of Education Forecast of Funding
This document lists virtually all programs and competitions under which the Department has invited or expects to invite applications for new awards and provides actual or estimated deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs. Note: This document is advisory only and is not an official application notice of the Department of Education.

FastWEB is the largest online scholarship search available, with 600,000 scholarships representing over one billion in scholarship dollars. It provides students with accurate, regularly updated information on scholarships, grants, and fellowships suited to their goals and qualifications, all at no cost to the student. Students should be advised that FastWEB collects and sells student information (such as name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, gender, and country of citizenship) collected through their site.

Fundsnet Online Services
A comprehensive website dedicated to providing nonprofit organizations, colleges, and Universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet.