Grant Writing and Funding

Foundations have different requirements for the presentation of proposals for funding. 

If you are affiliated to The University of Arizona, the UA Research Gateway offers institutional access to the Research Development and Grantwriting News by Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC.

The Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC aims to develop the skills of UA faculty and staff to compete successfully for research funding by developing the expertise in-house to identify funding opportunities, understand funding agencies, and develop successful grant proposals, and by providing editing and review services. More details about this service are offered to UA faculty and staff here.

Also, The University of Arizona Research Gateway provides extensive external grant writing resources where you can find tips for writing a grant, grant-writing tools for non-profit organizations, a helpful instruction manual for grant writers, and a proposal planning guide.

Securing funds is a challenge and that’s why we recommend you to pay attention to other opportunities that could help you leverage funds you have secured either with The Haury Program or other entities.  

The University of Arizona has compiled a list of COVID-19 funding opportunities.

The 11th Hour Project is the grant-making arm of The Schmidt Family Foundation, established by Eric and Wendy Schmidt in 2006. The 11th Hour Project works at the nexus of Energy, Food & Agriculture, and Human Rights to build resilient systems for food, water, and human health.

GrantWatch is a site where you can search hundreds of environmental grants to promote environmentally sustainable workplaces, neighborhoods, and schools.

US Federal Grant-making agencies. A comprehensive list providing access to information about federal grant-making agencies.

Society for non-profits offers free (and some paid) resources for non-profit organizations, from how to start a non-profit organization to a step-by-step fundraising guide and a directory of grant-making foundations.

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE)  publishes a list of foundations in a wide range of topics including deadlines. 

FundsNet Services compiles and organizes hundreds of thousands of grants each year and categorizes them by state and type to help you quickly find what you're looking for. They've compiled a list of Environmental & Conservation grants that promote sustainable living in both business, home, and schools.