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The Basics of Grant Writing

Writing a grant proposal can seem like an overwhelming undertaking, but really it's all about the planning. There are literally thousands of resources available to help you through this process.

Starting a Nonprofit - 501(c)(3)

There are many issues involved in starting a nonprofit organization. To make this undertaking easier The University of Missouri Extension has created a resource guide to assist you in the planning and decision making process. More

Grants for Individuals

There is no such thing as free money to pay your bills or to pay off your home. The majority of grant opportunities are for nonprofit organizations with 501c3 status. That being said there are some specific types of funding available for individuals; you just need to make sure you are dealing with a reputable source. More

Grants for Businesses

Contrary to information we receive from late night television and disreputable sales and seminars, there is no free money to start a for profit business. More

Grant Research on the Internet

Search these free reliable Internet resources for grant opportunities online. More

About the Funding and Business Information Center

The Funding and Business Information Center is a special collection of print and electronic sources of information, serving nonprofit and community organizations, as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs in Southwest Missouri. It is located at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave., Springfield, Missouri. More