Scholarships/Financial Aid

Colleges, Universities and Scholarships and Financial Aid Designed to offer college bound students, parents and counselors easy access to information on colleges and universities throughout the United States, free college scholarship and financial aid searches, SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and more.

FinAid Established in the fall of 1994, this award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.

UW-Platteville Financial Office

Grant Seekers

Federally Funded Research in America Includes databases, such as National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, United States Department of Agriculture, Small Business Innovation Research, and Medical Research Council. Must Register (for free)

Foundation Center Independent nonprofit information clearinghouse with a mission to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.

Grants Information Center UW-Madison Memorial Library's grant information center. " of a network of approximately 200 collections established by the Foundation Center, an independent national service organization in New York, to provide an authoritative source of information on foundation and corporate giving."

Grant Writers

Non-Profit Guides: Grant Writing Tools for Non-Profit Organizations An overview of grant writing, with sample proposal summaries, inquiry letters, cover letters, and applications. The site is "specifically designed to assist established, experienced private and public non-profit organizations and entities. The guides will not assist individuals or start-up organizations."

Proposal Writing Short Course This "step-by-step process in the search for private dollars" covers the gathering of background information, the components of a proposal, how to write the executive summary and the project description, etc. A part of the Virtual Classroom from the Foundation Center.

Office of Sponsered Programs Contains a library of reference materials as well as services to help locate and write grant proposals.

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