Fundraising Connections for Childcare Centers


Links to key child care business websites and organizations – fundraising.

Following are links of websites and organizations that can assist your center. We do our best to keep these links current but some links may no longer be active. First Children’s Finance does not endorse or recommend any information you may receive from the websites and organizations listed here.

Foundation Center
A national database of grantmakers and resources on grantseeking and grantmaking.

Grantsmanship Center
Providing training and other resources related to grant writing.

Ideas for planning and executing charity events and other fundraising techniques.

Information service on the programs and finances of more than 600,000 charities and nonprofits, news on philanthropy, and resources for donors and volunteers.

“Writing a Successful Grant Proposal”


State-Specific Resources

Larned A. Waterman Iowan Nonprofit Resource Center

Iowa Grants Guide

Michigan Nonprofit Association

Minnesota Council on Foundations

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

North Dakota
North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations

South Dakota
South Dakota Nonprofit Association