Grant Resources

Grant Writing Tools


SPARK Sample Text for Grant Writers Sample SPARK text to include in your grant proposal, including Programs and Components, Research and Dissemination, SPARK Results, Honors and more.

Key Elements of A Standard Grant Proposal Make sure to include the key elements on this checklist in your next proposal!

Grant Tips Read these tips before completing your request!

Grant An excellent site for learning the art of grant writing; includes tips, advice from funding providers, sample inquiry letters, FAQ's, and other helpful resources for the grant writer.

Grant Finding Resources

The Foundation Center Supports philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grantseekers succeed; provides education and training on the grantseeking process and various funding tools.

SchoolGrants Tips, links, and resources for education (Pre K-12) grant seekers.

Fundsnet Provides a comprehensive directory of foundations, current RFPs, grants, fundraising ideas and grant writing resources.

US Department of Education lists federal funding opportunities and award information. is the best source to find and apply for all federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the managing partner for is a one-stop website connecting the public, and particularly afterschool providers, to federal resources that support children and youth during out-of-school time.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Join the Healthy Schools Program and receive free access to resources, grant lists, and helpful information for making your school a healthier place to teach and learn.


Creative Fundraising for Schools, Sports, and Clubs Fundraising tips provided by Shasta County Public Health to keep your fundraising healthy, active and fun!

The Network for Good This guideline offers 25 steps for successful fundraising for non-profit organizations.

Fundraising Ideas & Products Center This is lists a variety of fundraising ideas, tips, resources, and offers a free fundraising newsletter. The lists include a large selection of free, non-commercial, do-it-yourself fundraising ideas to supplement your fund raising program.

Jump Rope for Heart Jump Rope For Heart promotes the value of physical activity to elementary schoolchildren while showing them they can contribute to their community's welfare.

The money you raise will go to the American Heart Association to help pay for new medicines and treatments to be discovered. Depending on dollars raised, your school will be eligible for gift certificates for physical education equipment.