Use these resources to identify funding sources for medical and public health research including internal and external funders.

Internal Resources

External Funding

Government Funding

Foundations, Organizations, and Other Sources

  • A.L. Mailman Family Foundation

    Funds the creation and dissemination of curricula, materials or tools that promote quality and research designed to inform policy and improve practice.

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy

    Funding focus is to reduce health disparities by strengthening community-based health care worker capacity, integrating medical care and community-based supportive services, and mobilizing communities in the fight against disease.

  • Community of Science Funding Opportunities (COS)

    A comprehensive database of U.S. and international funding opportunities supporting multi-disciplines in the physical sciences, social sciences, life sciences, health & medicine, arts & humanities. Funding includes research, collaborations, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, postdoctoral positions, equipment acquisitions, capital or operating expenses.

  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

    Doris Duke Charitable Foundation grants supports the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and the prevention of child abuse.

  • Foundation Center

    Is a leading source of philanthropy funding information includes a comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers and grant.

  • General Mills Foundation

    Provides funding to nonprofit community organizations in the areas of youth nutrition and fitness, social services, education, and arts and culture.

  • IRIS (Illinois Researcher Information Service) Database of Funding Opportunities

    Contains over 9,000 active federal and private funding opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. In addition to funding opportunities for faculty, the IRIS Database also contains fellowships and scholarships for grad students and undergrads.

  • National Health Council - Health Research Funding

    Designed to bring researchers with peer-reviewed, worthwhile, unfunded projects together with patient advocacy organizations and other funding sources.

  • Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce: Grants and Funding

    Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries. Provides funding resources on fellowships, grants and other awards, including awards from members of the Partners project.

  • Public Welfare Foundation

    Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to ensure fundamental rights and opportunities to create systemic changes that can improve lives focusing on two program areas: Criminal and Juvenile Justice and Workers' Rights.

  • Pfizer, Medical & Academic Partnership Grants

    Pfizer's funding supports patient care and increases the safe and effective use of medicines advancing research, innovation, and medical education in Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy and Public Health.

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    Provides grants for projects in the United States and U.S. territories support public agencies, universities and public charities and nonprofits. It funds innovative projects that have a measurable impact and create meaningful, transformative change in health and healthcare.

  • The SRA International (Society of Research Administrators International)

    A nonprofit organization whose members work in research administration at hospitals, universities, nonprofits and federal government. Helpful grant funding resources available on the site.

  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation

    Supports funding and focus on the emotional, educational, social, issues of children and families. Allocate 80 percent of funding each year to the United States. Awards grants in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, and southern Africa.

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