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Government Funding

Pittsburgh Region

  • Allegheny Regional Asset District (ARAD)
    This special purpose, area wide unit of local government for Allegheny County distributes 50% of the 1% sales tax to civic, cultural and recreational entities, libraries, parks and sports facilities.



United States

  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
    You can query this government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.
  • was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 12 Federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth.
    This US Government website allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
    a federal agency that supports learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities; funding research, education, museum exhibitions, documentaries, preservation, and activities in the states.
  • National Institutes of Health: Grants
    NIH Office of Extramural Research
  • National Science Foundation: Funding Opportunities
    The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. The Foundation accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.
  • US Census Bureau
    Contains extensive demographic information that may be useful in determining programming needs for local communities.
  • US Department of Education: Funding Opportunities
    Grant applications announcements published in the Federal Register, programs by topic, by who may apply, etc. Information on all grants.
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development: Grants
  • US Office of Minority Health
    Information on a variety of funding organizations.
  • US Nonprofit Gateway
    A network of links to federal information and services for nonprofit organizations.