GrantWatch.com, was designed by grant writers to meet the unique needs of the nonprofit, small business and entrepreneurial communities. The online search engine lists grants that are offered from funding sources in the United States, Canada, and abroad.
Nonprofits, small businesses and entrepreneurs turn to GrantWatch to identify grants from local, state and federal government programs, corporations, and public and private foundation to meet their funding needs.
Here is what subscribers say, separates GrantWatch from other online industry resources:
Content – Information about some 4,000 currently accepting grant applications from local, state, federal and international sponsors with new grants posted daily. These grants can be found under more than 55 categories. Upward of 700 new grants are uploaded weekly. More than 14,000 past-due grants are archived.
- “We especially appreciate the lesser-known foundation grants which are frequently excluded from other grant databases.”
Substance – Each query lists only relevant grants, which include clear and concise information required of applying for and securing funds from a verifiable funding program. Regularly scheduled alerts are forwarded to subscribers when grants match personalized search criteria.
- “I also really appreciate the grant details page. It tells you all the information on the 1st page. It gives enough information to decide if the grant is for you.”
Simplicity — The website is easy to read, navigate and understand. Create a profile and start searching for grants right away. Subscribers utilize search tools to organize their research and grants viewed, site feature saves the grants for future reference. Another feature, your personalized grant calendar helps you monitor grant deadlines, deliverables and completion dates and the status for submitted and awarded grants.
- “The site filters allow us to efficiently find grantmakers by funding priorities and geography”.
Service — Specialists can be reached through chat, email or phone — 9 a.m.-6 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday — to assist with searches. Requests for funding opportunities that are not among the current listings are forwarded directly to the research team for identification and posting.
- “I also find the weekly reminder emails with lists of grants in my state very helpful. It’s exciting to see the list of new grants that have been added.”
Nonprofits, small businesses and entrepreneurs frustrated by the often-overwhelming process involved with searching for grants can identify funding opportunities that are easy to read and simple to comprehend at GrantWatch.com. Sign-up here to receive the weekly GrantWatch newsletter which features geographic-specific funding opportunities.
About the Author: Staff writer at GrantWatch.com