The Foundation Center is a non-profit with a regional hub in DC and offices throughout Virginia and the United States. It offers many free and online classes in finding grants, budgeting, and even college scholarship searching. Find their calendar here.
The Foundation Center's extensive online grant searching engine, Foundation Directory online is available to all Mason students. Go to the University Library, choose the tab "Articles and more" and search for Foundation Directory.
Looking for tips to optimize your crowdfunding campaign? Watch this video by Indigogo founder Danae Ringelmann to learn ways to get more from your campaign and learn from unsuccessful attempts.