Grantsmanship and Nonprofit Management Resources

Professional Development

Websites that provide skills development opportunities for new and experienced grant-seekers:
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals - Online courses and training for members. Free weekly newsletter on fundraising topics.
  • Blue Avocado - Free educational content on fundraising, finance, leadership, marketing, and more.
  • Candid - Information, resources, and training for members, with some free content. Funding opportunity database access at no cost through partner sites or by subscription.
  • Center For Nonprofit Management - Strategic consulting to build capacity, outcomes evaluation, and education for fundraising and building strong nonprofit organizations.
  • Community Toolbox - Service of Center for Community Health and Development at University of Kansas. Free resources to help you in building a healthier community.
  • Grant Station - Free and member-only trainings and webinars. Funding opportunity database access by subscription.
  • Grantable - Free self-guided artificial intelligence (AI) grant writing course.
  • - Access to funding opportunities posted by federal agencies. Comprehensive federal grants learning center and community blog.
  • Greenlights Grant Initiative - Grant writing resource website for schools interested in applying for federal school safety funding.
  • Independent Sector - Value of volunteer time and other nonprofit resources.
  • National Council of Nonprofits - Tools, resources, and research for nonprofits.
  • NIH Central Resource for Grants and Funding Information - Helpful federal grant application resources - grant process overview, videos, podcasts, etc.
  • Nonprofit Austin at ACC - Certificate programs in grant writing and nonprofit management, grant research center with free and membership options.
  • Nonprofit Financial Commons - Portal and peer community for finding and sharing information and tools.
  • Nonprofit Learning Lab - Free trainings on fundraising, communications, and other resources to lead your organization.
  • Rural Health Information Hub - Online library including funding opportunities, toolkits, and rural data visualizations.
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Low-cost live and on-demand webinars. Subscription-based access to funding database. Free newsletter with trends and opinion pieces about the nonprofit world.
  • The Grantsmanship Center - Free and low-cost trainings, webinars, and grant writing resources.
  • Texas Nonprofit Strong - Resource directory, research and studies, impact reports, and events calendar.
  • UT Grant Resource Center - Consultations and orientations for private sector funding research by nonprofits and individuals. 


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