Grants.gov. You can find and apply for more than 900 grants from 26 government agencies.
Illinois DCEO Capital Access Program. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) fosters economic development in Illinois by enhancing the availability of credit to new and small businesses from private sources of capital through the Capital Access Program.
Economic Development Directory. This site hosts an extensive directory of more than 2,000 economic development agencies, consultants, and associations worldwide. Links are constantly updated, providing access to economic development information for business people, real estate departments, consultants, and brokers.
The Foundation Center. This subscription service also offers an extensive amount of free information. It also offers a helpful online orientation to grant seeking, which will take you through the funding research process step by step. The subscription fee entitles you to access to its directory of more than to 80,000 grant makers.