Resources for Grantseekers

IPA does not make grants, nor do we direct funding applicants to particular grantmakers or promote grants to specific applicants. We recommend the following resources to learn more about funding and potential funders.

Directory of Indiana Grantmakers
The Directory of Indiana Grantmakers is an online database profiling 1,000+ funders awarding grants in Indiana. This online directory is a simple and affordable way to reduce the amount of time needed to target your next grantmaking partner.

Indiana Foundation Stats
Check out a new online portal providing a snapshot of Indiana giving, created by IPA in association with Foundation Center and the United Philanthropy Forum.

Foundation Center
In addition to the wealth of information available on its website, the Foundation Center  provides free access to fundraising tools and resources through its Funding Information Network (formerly known as Cooperating Collections). There are 14 network locations in Indiana. Find a Funding Information Network location near you. is the source to find and apply for federal government grants, with over 1,000 grant programs offered by all federal grant making agencies.

Use Guidestar's database to find information on nonprofits registered with the IRS, including foundations.

Cash for Your Classroom
Accredited Schools Online created this guide to provide teachers and administrators with expert tips and resources for raising funds and building relationships.

Fast Facts About The Nonprofit Sector
2017 information provided by National Council of Nonprofits