Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Funding Resources

Links to Federal, State, and Private Funding Sources

  • Federal Funding Sources ( Links in Alphabetical Order)

Agency for Health Care Research & Quality (AHRQ)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
Army Research Office (ARO)
Corporation for National and Community Service
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Inter-American Foundation
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) (For new, career, and NRSA awards)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) (For non-competing continuation application/progress report 'ÄìPHS 2590)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Office of Naval Reserve (ONR)
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
U.S. Information Agency
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) (Cooperative State Research, Education
and Extension Service 'Äì CSREES)
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice
U.S. Department of Labor

  • ¬†Additional Federal Funding Information

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA Search) This site (CFDA) is a government-wide compendium of Federal Programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public.
The Commerce Business Daily (CBD) announces the availability of government contracts
The Federal Information Exchange (FEDIX) is a pathway to grant and contract opportunities for 12 different federal agencies: Dept. of Defense; Dept. of Transportation; Agency for International Development; AFOSR; Defense Information Systems Agency; Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Dept. of Defense; ONR; NASA; USDA; NIH; Office of Federal Housing. You can subscribe free to a service that will email you grant opportunities in areas of interest to you.
The Federal Register (FR) announces the availability of federal grants and cooperative agreements.
House and Senate Information
Smithsonian Institution
United States House of Representatives
United States Senate

  • ¬†State of Louisiana Agencies and Information

Board of Regents (BoR)
General Information and Services

State Legislature

  • ¬†Selected Non-Federal Funding Sources (Private)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Advancing Science, Serving Society
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Offers fellowship and grant programs for women
American Cancer Society
American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Advancing the Humanities; offers major fellowship programs and more
American Mathematical Society (AMS) Offers the Centennial Fellowship Program
American Philosophical Society (APS) Offers a General Program that supports research in all areas of knowledge
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Brookings Institution
Bunting Foundation 'Äì Mary Ingraham Bunting Foundation offers fellowships designed to support women of exceptional promise who wish to pursue independent work in academic and professional fields, as well as in the creative arts
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. 'Äì Offers several programs for the chemical sciences
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Commonwealth Fund
Council on International Education Exchange
Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Information)
Folger Shakespeare Library
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation Fellowships for Minorities 'Äì Pre-doctoral, Dissertation, and Post-doctoral fellowships
Foundation Center
J. Paul Getty Trust
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation -- Offers a fellowship program for advanced professionals in several fields (natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, creative arts). NOT in performing arts.
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Hewlett-Packard Company
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Institute of International Education
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation, Inc.
MacArthur Foundation
Mellon Foundation
National Research Council
Open Society Institute -- A George Soros Foundation Network
David and Lucille Packard Foundation
Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) Supports research in chemistry, earth sciences, chemical and petroleum engineering, and in related fields such as polymers and materials science
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Qatar National Research Fund
Research Corporation 'Äì Supports research in chemistry, physics, and astronomy
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Rockefeller Foundation
Searle Scholars Program
Sloan Foundation
Social Science Research Council, Inc
State Justice Institute 'Äì Awards grants to improve the quality of justice in state courts nationwide
Tinker Foundation -- Exchange of information within the community of those concerned with the affairs of Spain, Portugal, Ibero-America and Antarctica. (For the Foundation's purposes, Ibero-America is defined as the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries of the Western Hemisphere.
Whitaker Foundation 'Äì Recent change in funding emphasis from biomedical engineering to supporting art and public parks.
William T. Grant Foundation

  • ¬†Additional Private Funding Resources

The Foundation Center 'Äì Provides information on foundations and corporate giving
Grantmakers 'Äì Contains links to foundations and corporate funders, charities, and community foundations
GrantMatch 'Äì Provides information on matching philanthropists to non-profits
Grantsnet 'Äì Contains information on behavioral, biological and medical resources
GrantSelect 'Äì A subscription database offering more than 10,000 funding opportunities from over 33,000 non-profit organizations, foundations, federal and state agencies in the U.S. and Canada

  • ¬†International Grant Opportunities

Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) Administers the FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM
Institute of International Education
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) 'Äì NATO Grants and NATO Fellowships
U.S. Information Agency (USIA) 'Äì USIA Education and Cultural Exchanges

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