ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED offers competitive grants and student loans/grants.
NIH mission is to enhance health, extend healthy life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. While NIH awards many grants specifically for research, they also provide grant opportunities that support research-related activities, including: fellowship and training, career development, scientific conferences, resource and construction.
Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level. This source provides a searchable database of foundations by name or location and includes 990-PF Forms.
See the tab Foundation Center Resources for access to these databases.
Gathers and disseminates information about every single IRS-registered nonprofit organization. Provides information about each nonprofit's mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, transparency, governance, etc.
Ohio Grantmakers Forum is an association of about 200 foundations, corporate contributions programs and other grantmaking organizations in Ohio. Its purpose is to be a leader in coordinating the charitable operations of its members. It does NOT give grants or offer assistance and/or resources to nonprofits or grantseekers.