Resources for Grant-Seekers

Several websites and organizations serve as clearinghouses for information on grants and other financial assistance to support historic preservation.

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
An online guide to financial assistance for historic preservation projects, including Federal, State, tribal, local, and nonprofit funding sources.

The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is a leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools and information. The Center maintains a comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants. It also operates research, education, and training programs. Their "Find Funders" tool directs you to more than 1200 grantmakers in Rhode Island.

GuideStar's mission is to revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.

National Trust for Historic Preservation Federal Grants Opportunities Blog
Ongoing announcements of upcoming federal grant rounds for historic preservation.

National Trust for Historic Preservation Find Funding page
Gateway to resources for homeowners, non-profits, government agencies, developers, and seekers of scholarships.

The Rhode Island Foundation
The Rhode Island Foundation works to build a better Rhode Island as a philanthropic resource for people, communities, organizations, and programs. RIF manages and makes grants through hundreds of funds and provides advice to grantmakers and applicants alike. Looking for a grantwriter or consultant? Try RIF's Nonprofit Consultant Directory.