Grants Research and Training Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-324-8685
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway Suite 324
Fairfax, VA 22035

Ted Kavich,
Administrative Services Division Director

Grants Research and Training Center (GRTC)

 

Fairfax County Public Library Grants Center (banner)

As Funding Information Network Partner of Candid, the GRTC is a community resource for nonprofit organizations, students, artists and other individuals seeking foundation grant opportunities.

GRTC Services

Hours of Operation

Monday–Thursday
10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday
1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Visit / Mail

Reston Regional Library
11925 Bowman Towne Dr., Reston
703-689-2700, TTY: 711

Sherwood Regional Library
2501 Sherwood Hall Ln., Alexandria
703-765-3645, TTY: 711

Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church
703-790-8088, TTY: 711

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find grants for my nonprofit?

There are several ways to locate grant opportunities.

How do I apply for a grant?

To apply you must write a grant proposal. Each grant has unique requirements that must be included in the proposal. GrantSpace by Candid is a free online resource that helps nonprofits become more viable grant applicants. Their site offers a Knowledge Base that answers commonly asked questions and provides sample grants and documents.

How do I learn about upcoming training opportunities?

Visit GrantSpace.org for a calendar of online and in-person training opportunities.

How do I find and use the Foundation Directory Online Professional database?

Visit the Grants Research and Training Center located at the following Fairfax County Public Library branches:

  • Reston Regional Library at 11925 Bowman Towne Dr., Reston, 703-689-2700, TTY: 711
  • Sherwood Regional Library at 2501 Sherwood Hall Ln., Alexandria, 703-765-3645, TTY: 711
  • Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library at 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088, TTY: 711

for self-serve, free access to the Candid electronic databases of grantmakers: Foundation Directory Online Professional; Foundation Grants to Individuals Online; and Foundation Maps. Find other locations that provide this resource.

Learn More with Other Resources

GRTC Is Supported By:

Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits

Fairfax Virtual Assistant