Grant Resources

Foundation Center

The Hoyt Public Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center. ( ). As a partner of this nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, the Hoyt Public Library provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center’s electronic database, Foundation Directory Online. The fully searchable database includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders. To sign up for an orientation session for the Grant Resource Center, please call Lynn at (989) 755-0904 extension #1118.

Michigan and Federal Grant Resources


Council of Michigan Foundations

Common grant application and information on Michigan foundations.


The Foundation Center's Funding Information Network

The Funding Information Network is a network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that can be found across the U.S. and around the world. Network partners provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grantseekers. Click on the link below to find a location near you.


Community Foundations

Michigan’s community foundations are excellent resources for funding local projects.


Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs

Funding for arts and cultural projects.


Michigan Humanities Council

Funding for humanities projects, including the touring arts & humanities program.


Michigan League for Human Services

Use search feature to find news about grants, including infrastructure grants.


Michigan State University

Jon Harrison’s web page has a wealth of information about grants, corporate funding and scholarships.


Rural Assistance Center

Rural Health and Rural Human Service Resources for Michigan


Women Grants – Grants for Women’s Services and Scholarships


Michigan Government

Check each department’s website and type grants in the keyword search. Some specialized directories are listed below.


Michigan Department of Education

Search the Michigan Grants Available List (MiGAL) for federal, state, private, and other funding grant resources that relate to education and/or youth.,4615,7-140-5236---,00.html


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Grants and Loans Catalog,4570,7-153-58225---,00.html also search under grants at


IRS 990 Form Sources


Foundation Center – 990 Finder

Comprehensive 990 listing



1.8 million nonprofit 990 forms, charities and funders.


Federal Funding


Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Information on all federally funded programs and projects.


Federal Register

Published every business day, this web site includes federal grant announcements. Each issue of The Federal Register has a table of contents organized alphabetically by agency. Look for the agencies that will most likely sponsor the types of grants you are seeking. The Federal Register can also be accessed on the Internet at the following address:

A one-stop electronic grant portal where potential grant recipients will receive full service electronic grant administration.


General Grant Writing Assistance and Tutorials


Foundation Center