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Resources for Grant Writers

NATIONAL RESOURCES

  • USA.gov (FirstGov.gov)
    The U.S. Government's official web portal
  • FedWorld
    Links to top government web sites
  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
    The online Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals. After you find the program you want, contact the office that administers the program and find out how to apply.
  • Complete Listing of Federal Agencies
    - Alphabetical Directory of all Federal Government Agencies
  • Science.gov
    Science.gov is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies including research and development results
  • Institute for Educational Science (IES)
    The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 established the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education. IES provides relevant research, evaluation and statistics to our nation's education system
  • National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)
    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education
  • WomensHealth.gov
    The federal government source for women’s health information

KANSAS CITY METRO AREA

  • Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) 15-county DATALINE
    MARC DATALINE site offers a variety of statistics for the 15 county KC metro. Statistics include crime rates, poverty rates by county and school district, homeless and housing data and a vast collection of demographic data.
  • KCEconomy.com
    Site provides current (monthly) unemployment data other relevant employment, housing and construction data.
  • GIS Maps
    Site contains GIS mapping from MARC. Data and maps include environmental and natural resource data, regional transportation data and land use maps.