Grants and Funding for Two-Year Colleges

Grants and other funding can help support and grow programs and activities. They can also provide extra visibility and credibility both inside and outside of your institution.

The funding opportunities listed below are either targeted for or available to two-year colleges. In most cases, faculty apply for the grants and administer them if awarded. 

Funding for student activities

Grants for programs or projects

Funding for travel and professional development

Directories and databases

  • Grants.gov*
    One-stop resource for searching and applying for federal grants across all government departments.
  • Guide to Grants*
    Information and searchable database of grants; supported by The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Guidestar*
    Information on the resources and operations of non-profit institutions.

Advice for Grant-Writing

*This resource is available outside of ACS and is provided for informational use only. Listing of a product or service on this website does not constitute an endorsement by ACS.

Have an opportunity or resource that should be added to this list? Email 2YColleges@acs.org.