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Potential Funding Sources​


nsflogo.gifNational Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…”

1nih-logo.gifNational Institutes of Health
NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs by funding thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions in every state across America and around the globe.

1neh-logo.gifNational Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States. NEH serves and strengthens our republic by promoting excellence in the humanities and conveying the lessons of history to all Americans. The Endowment accomplishes this mission by awarding grants for top-rated proposals examined by panels of independent, external reviewers.

1fulbright.gifFulbright Scholarship Program
With the support of the United States government and through binational partnerships with foreign governments, the Fulbright Scholarship Program sponsors U.S. and foreign participants for exchanges in all areas of endeavor, including the sciences, business, academe, public service, government, and the arts and continues to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

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Finding Funding

​Where do you begin looking for research and grant opportunities?

  • Call the Sponsored Research & Programs office to discuss your project idea.
  • Submit a request for assistance in identifying funding opportunities to Sponsored Research & Programs and Corporate & Foundation Relations
  • Contact colleagues and professional connections to learn where they have received support.
  • Conduct a SPIN search and view the Quick Start Guide
  • Check professional associations for listing of discipline-specific opportunities.
  • Try searching one of the helpful links below

Federal Opportunities 


Grants.gov

http://www.grants.gov/applicants/email_subscription.jsp

Description: Sends grant email alerts from all federal grant making agencies with advanced filters.

Private and Corporate Sponsors 


RFP Bulletin, Philanthropy news digest

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd

Description: The Foundation Center’s news service, which also offers weekly e-newsletters.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

http://philanthropy.com/section/Deadlines/269/

Description: Lists funding opportunities from private foundations and corporations, which are searchable by category.

Other Free Services 


GrantsNet

http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/funding

Description: Search GrantsNet to find current opportunities for biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences, as well as mathematics and engineering.

Education Week

http://www.edweek.org/ew/section/grants/index.html

Description: Funding opportunities for education are listed by deadline date. These include federal opportunities.

Catholic and Dominican

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