OpenGrants vs. Upwork

What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between OpenGrants and Upwork?

How should you use these tools?

  • Use Upwork to find and hire a broad array of talent to support your business, from customer support to graphic design.

  • When you’re ready to apply for a grant, or even if you want help with your search, use the OpenGrants Marketplace to find and hire a qualified pro. OpenGrants curates grant writers with experience in specific programs, so you’ll find the exact talent you need based on the funding you qualify for. Hiring a verified grant professional typically improves your chances of winning by 3x.

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Discover A Universe of Funding. Access free for 7 days, then pay as little as $19/month. Get access to…
  • Database of active grants from hundreds of sources across the U.S. updated weekly
  • Database of 15,000+ funder profiles to help you discover all possible funding
  • AI-powered grant and funder recommendations
  • Curated marketplace of independent grant writers for hire
  • The Common App—one data-driven profile that lets us connect you to funding through our partners
  • Grant Helper—an AI chatbot that’s trained on grant programs and is available 24/7 to help you navigate and understand grant funding