Grant Development

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This site was created to assist the faculty and staff in grant seeking efforts. Links to various types of useful information for grant writing is accessible on this site, including:

Funding Opportunities

It is important to know that if you are just beginning your search for possible grant opportunities, utilizing a grant database or clearinghouse may be your best bet. The Foundation Center and Grants.gov are the two most frequently utilized sources for funding and provide you the ability to also set email alerts for specific types of announcements. Below are links to funding opportunities categorized by grantor agency type, including additional sites that have grant opportunity databases.

Grant Opportunity Databases

West Virginia Grants

Federal Grants

Private Foundation Grants

Local Resources

  • Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
  • Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fund
  • Marietta Community Foundation
  • Henry Logan Children’s Home Society
    • Must be consistent with Henry Logan Children’s Home Guidelines. Therefore, you will be required to state how your application relates to the purpose or mission: Grants must be for the benefit of “Children, Under 21 years of age, Who are destitute, friendless or needy, to be housed, supported, taught, trained or educated, to be useful members of society.”
    • Contact them at: The Henry Logan Children’s Home
      415 Market Street
      P.O. Box 1427
      Parkersburg, WV 26102-1427.
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