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Grant Resources & Grant Writing

A guide to researching grants and sources of funding

NY State Grants

  • Grants Management NY New York State Grant Opportunities. Find, apply for, and manage New York State grants.
  • Grants Action News From New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie. Information on available state, federal and private grants.
  • GrantWatch New York  A premier grant listing directory and database. Subscription-based website with limited free information available.
  • New York Personal Grants Personal grants are financial aid from the local government of New York for its residents under certain circumstances - the use of the financial funding must have a meaningful purpose to the economy of New York and be mostly in the areas of medicine, education, scientific research, and technology development. Includes: Personal Grants for Work At Home Residents of New York, Personal Grants for Education for Residents of New York, Personal Grants for Veterans in New York and Recent State Funding Opportunities.

NY State Higher Education

  • Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) Grants, Scholarships & Loans Program New York State’s higher education student financial aid agency. HESC AdministersNew York’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), 20+ state scholarship and loan forgiveness programs, New York’s 529 College Savings Program, with the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), financial aid outreach programs for students and families.

New York Grant Foundations & Associations

  • New York Community Trust  A public grantmaking foundation dedicated to improving the lives of residents of New York City and its suburbs.

  • FundsNet New York Grants and Foundations  FundsNet provides information about grants, fundraising, philanthropy, foundations and 501(c)(3) non–profits organizations to those in need of funding and research for their philanthropic efforts and missions.
  • Philanthropy New York A regional association of grantmakers. A trusted community of nearly 300 grantmaking organizations that develops forward-thinking guidance and programming to address the unique challenges of philanthropy and convenes funders to strengthen ties across the sector. Brings together funders from within and across sectors to form networks, develop and share knowledge and nurture crucial skills to make the work of each grantmaker - and the sector as a whole - more meaningful and more effective. Provides a New York/NewJersey Common Application Form, which is accepted by 60 grantmaking organizations.