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Finding Funding

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

Sites That Compile Funding Opportunities

The following websites have updated lists of funding opportunities for programs, projects and organizations working to end violence against women and children:

Federal Funding

Many funding opportunities are also available from The Office on Violence Against Women. These opportunities are listed on their Grant Programs webpage.

This page provides information on currently available grant programs and how to apply. The actual grant application process will direct you towards the grants.gov website, but the OVW site contains a more manageable list of programs specific to the prevention of violence against women to get you started.

Grant Writing Help

Grants 101 - http://www.ojp.gov/grants101/index.htm

This online guide provides: An overview of the OJP grant process for competitive and non-competitive programs; Tips on how to find funding opportunities and write strong applications; A description of the application review process and; Links to other resources, including the OJP Financial Guide and sample application materials.

Proposal Writing Short Course - http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.html

From the Foundation Center, this short online grant proposal writing lesson will walk the user through all steps of the grant writing process.