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Chronicle of Philanthropy
Biweekly magazine for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise.
Nonprofit Management & Leadership
Nonprofit Management & Leadership is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal that publishes quality scholarship on all aspects of management and leadership important to nonprofit organizations and leaders.
Museum Organizations & Associations
Grants for Nonprofits
ArtsWA grants help communities nurture and grow the arts. These communities are located in rural and urban areas throughout the state. Our grants focus on cultural equity and the creative economy. Our goal is to serve diverse populations. State and federal funds support our grants.
Art Grant Program: Pierce County
he Pierce County Arts Commission supports arts activities in Pierce County through its Art Grant program. The Commission works with a limited budget to assist projects that provide arts education, programming, or experiences for youth or to economically challenged areas within the County that are under-served by arts and cultural activities.
Artist Trust is committed to providing vital financial support, via grant programs, and quality information services to artists working in all disciplines throughout Washington State.
National Endowment for the Arts: Grants
The National Endowment for the Arts is the only arts funder in America—public or private—that provides access to the arts in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Each year, we award thousands of grants to provide all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation
Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. Candid finds out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. Candid's data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants are the most comprehensive in the world. Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces to become Candid, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Premier source to locate and apply for federal government grants.
Access to other grant resources can be accessed at the University of Washington Tacoma Library.
Foundation Directory Online (FDO)
Created and maintained by the Foundation Center, the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) provides access to detailed profiles on over 98,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and public charities, updated weekly. In addition, searchable databases with over 1.6 million recently awarded grants and recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF are available.
Provides access to profiles of over 5,000 grant makers, religious funders, and associations who actively accept inquiries and proposals. Federal grant deadlines, which are updated twice a week; links to state funding agencies; and a growing number of international grant makers are also included.
Nonprofit Services & Directories
Charitable Solicitations and Trusts
The Charitable Solicitations Program registers individuals, organizations, and commercial fundraisers that solicit charitable donations from the general public in the State of Washington. Both the benefiting charities as well as independent, for-profit entities soliciting funds must, in most cases, register annually.
Research into the value and impact of the arts is a core function of the National Endowment for the Arts. Through accurate, relevant, and timely analyses and reports, the Arts Endowment elucidates the factors, conditions, and characteristics of the U.S. arts ecosystem and the impact of the arts on other domains of American life.
Open Data at the National Endowment for the Arts
The Arts Endowment provides public access to data and analyses about the arts and cultural sector, in addition to data and analyses about the agency’s own operations.
This organization works to build and support the philanthropic community that reflects the diversity of the Northwest. Through briefings, workshops, site visits, an annual conference, and publications, they provide current updates on giving in the region and the latest developments on philanthropic issues.
Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association promotes responsible, effective grantseeking and fosters connections among grantseekers, nonprofits and funders.
"Ideas and information you can use to help improve learning and enrichment for disadvantaged children and foster the vitality of the arts for everyone."
Social Sciences Liaison Librarian