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FUNDRAISING Resources

FUNDRAISING RESOURCES

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is an independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. It offers a robust advice section to help nonprofit workers do their jobs as well as one of the biggest listings of career opportunities.
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The Foundation Center
Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.
GrantStation
GrantStation.com, Inc. (GrantStation) offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects as well as resources to mentor these organizations through the grantseeking process.
GrantStation provides access to a searchable database of private grantmakers that accept inquiries and proposals from a variety of organizations; federal deadlines; links to state funding agencies; and a growing database of international grantmakers. In addition, GrantStation publishes two newsletters highlighting upcoming funding opportunities, the weekly GrantStation Insider, which focuses on opportunities for U.S. nonprofit organizations, and the monthly GrantStation International Insider, which focuses on international funding opportunities.
Grants.gov
A system that provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. Today, the Grants.gov system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for federal grant-making agencies.

 

AWARD OPPORTUNITIES

National

AASHE Campus Sustainability Achievement Awards

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.aashe.org/conference/awards.php

 

AASHE Student Sustainability Achievement Award

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.aashe.org/conference/awards.php

 

Alliance for Sustainability- Sustainability Awards

For more information and to apply, visit http://allianceforsustainability.net/

 

APPA Effective and Innovative Practices Award

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.appa.org/Recognition/effectiveAndInnovativePractices.cfm

 

American Forest and Paper Association

For more information, visit http://www.paperrecycles.org/recycling/index.html#awards

 

Hospitals for a Healthy Environment Awards

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.h2e-online.org/awards/index.htm

 

National Recycling Coalition

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.nrc-recycle.org/recognition/recognition.htm

 

The Goldman Environmental Prize

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.goldmanprize.org/

 

Volvo For Life Awards

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.volvoforlifeawards.com/cgi-bin/iowa/english/nominate/index.html

 

STATE AWARDS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Arizona

Arizona Clean and Beautiful

Governor’s Pride Award

For more information, visit http://www.arizonacleanandbeautiful.org/ and click “Programs” on the left.

 

 

California

California Resource Recovery Association

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information and to apply, visit http://crra.com/

 

University of California/California State University

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information, visit http://sustainability.ucsb.edu/conference/

 

 

Illinois

Illinois Recycling Association

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.illinoisrecycles.org

 

 

Iowa

Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Award

Awards available for waste reduction

For more information, visit http://www.iowadnr.com/other/ee/index.html

 

Iowa Recycling Association

For more information, visit http://www.iowarecycles.org/programs.htm#awards

 

 

Michigan

Michigan Recycling Coalition

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information, visit http://www.michiganrecycles.org/

 

 

Minnesota

Recycling Association of Minnesota

For more information, visit http://www.recycleminnesota.org/htm/proAwards.htm

 

 

Missouri

Missouri Recycling Association

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information, visit http://www.mora.org/

 

Missouri Waste Control Coalition

Awards

in conjunction with annual conference. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.mowastecoalition.org/awards.html

 

 

Nebraska

Keep Nebraska Beautiful

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.knb.org/

 

 

New Jersey

Association of New Jersey Recyclers

For more information, visit http://www.anjr.com/ and click on “Recycling Awards” on the left.

 

 

North Carolina

Carolina Recycling Association

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information, visit http://www.cra-recycle.org/

 

 

Oregon

Association of Oregon Recyclers

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.aorr.org/

 

Lane County, Oregon Trashbusters Award

For more information, visit http://www.co.lane.or.us/

 

 

South Carolina

Carolina Recycling Association

Awards in conjunction with annual conference

For more information, visit http://www.cra-recycle.org/

 

The Recycle Guys Awards Program

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.scdhec.net/recycle/html/rgawards.html

 

 

Virginia

Virginia Recycling Association Awards

in conjunction with annual conference

For more information, visit http://www.vrarecycles.org/