Office of Grants & Contracts

Funding Opportunities

Below you will find links to several valuable resources to assist you on finding funding for your project.  You may also look through current RFPs or request a funding search performed by OGC staff.

Foundation Funding Information

J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation
A private, family foundation serving Idaho; funding areas include career readiness, learning choices, and leadership investments.

Inland Northwest Community Foundation
Funding areas include arts & culture, economic and community development, education, the environment, and health care and human services.

The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation
Provides funding for Idaho non-profit organizations; priority areas include rural healthcare, educational programs for children, and programs in underserved communities for underserved populations.

W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Funding areas include education for children, children’s health, low-income families, racial equality, and civic engagement.

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust
A Pacific Northwest private foundation; funding areas include scientific research, arts & culture, education, and health and human services.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Provides funding to educational organizations that provide resources and programs that serve high-achieving students with financial need.

The Steele-Reese Foundation
A private foundation supporting rural communities in Idaho, Montana, and Appalachian Kentucky; funding areas include rural education, health, human and social services, the arts & humanities, historic preservation, and land, water, and wildlife conservation.
Grants and funding for research and training the sciences.

Foundation Center
A wealth of information about philanthropy: news, fiscal reports, trends, RFPs, and more.
A service of Foundation Center, featuring videos and podcasts from non-profit experts, and RFPs covering several areas of interest.

Philanthropy News Digest
An excellent resource of philanthropic news, workshops, and RFPs.

The Grant Advisor Plus
RFP database. OGC renews subscription annually.


Specific Areas of Interest

Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Serving as a resource for grant makers and community groups to increase and strengthen institutional giving to LGBTQ communities.

Pathways to Science
Programs and scholarships for undergraduate students.

Ms. Foundation for Women
Awards made on the national, community, and organizational level; funding areas include reproductive health, sexual abuse prevention, affordable childcare, and quality childcare jobs.


Federal Funding Information
Where to find and apply for Federal grants.

National Endowment for the Humanities
A grant making agency that supports research, education, preservation, and public programs.

National Endowment for the Arts
Supports artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.

National Science Foundation
A major source of Federal funding for mathematics, computer science, and social sciences in colleges and universities.

National Institutes of Health
The largest source of funding for medical research in the world.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments.

National Council of University Research Administrators advances the field of research administration through education and professional development programs.

The Federal Register
The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations.

Idaho Funding Information

Idaho Commission on the Arts
The official state agency for the support and development of the arts in Idaho.

Idaho Humanities Council
The state-based affiliate of the NEH.

Idaho Community Foundation
Offers grants to enrich Idaho communities, and advises on private donations.

Philanthropy Northwest
A community hub for Northwest philanthropists.

Clearwater Economic Development Association
Serving the community as a conduit to needed resources and partnerships.

Corporate Giving

Wells Fargo
Applications for Idaho and Eastern Washington are accepted between January 1 and October 1.

U.S. Bank
Funding priorities include Economic Opportunity, Education, Cultural and Artistic Enrichment, and Human Services.

Bank of America
Provides funding for non-profits, sponsorships, matching gifts, and volunteer grants.

American Honda Foundation
Applications accepted quarterly.

Internal Funding

The Associated Students of Lewis-Clark State College (ASLCSC) provides funding for LCSC recognized student clubs and organizations.

Institutional Development Grants are available to enhance and augment selected educational activities.

Scholarships and waivers for students are available through the Financial Aid Office. Special scholarships for Native American and minority students are available through Native American & Minority Services.

Faculty are invited to apply for a Faculty Research Grant through the OGC.


Scholarships and waivers for students are available through the Financial Aid Office. Special scholarships for Native American and minority students are available through Native American & Minority Services.

American Indian College Fund

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Catching the Dream

Idaho CTE Scholarships