Grants and Funding
Use these resources to identify funding sources for medical and public health research including internal and external funders.
GWU Office of the Vice President for Research
Provides seed funds to enhance faculty research (see Supporting GW Research), facilitating the securing of external funding (see Proposal Development), administering sponsored programs (see Award Management), and supporting technology transfer to the business community.
- GW Research Funds
Research at SMHS
Portal to the offices for the administration and support of the health research programs at The George Washington University including animal research, human research, laboratory safety and biostatistics.
NIH Public Access Policy
Himmelfarb's NIH Public Access Policy page is a resource to help walk researchers through the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policyprocess of all peer-reviewed articles arising from NIH-funded research are required by law to be submitted to PubMed Central, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the date of publication.
Research Support Books at Himmelfarb Library
Himmelfarb Library's listing of key resources on Grant and funding opportunities.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFDA provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to state and local governments (including the District of Columbia. Search by keyword or program number or select "Assistance Type" which includes direct loans and project grants.
CDC: Grants-Funding Opportunities
CDC utilizes grants to assist other health-related and research organizations that contribute to CDC's mission of health promotion through health information dissemination, preparedness, prevention, research, and surveillance.
District Grants Clearinghouse
Funding opportunities in the District of Columbia includes links to public notice and submission deadline.
Grants.gov is a key source to locate and apply for federal discretionary grants offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies. Search by keyword, category, specific criteria, agency, and Recovery Act Opportunity.
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
NCRR funding opportunities are organized by date of issue includes; Research Funding, Clinical and Translational Science Awards, Biomedical Technology, Clinical Research, Comparative Medicine, Research Infrastructure, Small Business (SBIR and STTR) Awards, Trans-NIH Funding Opportunities, Inactive RFAs, PAs, and Notices.
National Science Foundation
Resource of grant funding opportunities. Search by funding opportunities, recent funding opportunities, upcoming due dates, interdisciplinary research including support on how to prepare your proposal.
NIH Office of Extramural Research
NIH RePORT provides access to reports, data, and analysis of NIH research activities including expenditures and the results of NIH supported research.
NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT)
Official publication for NIH medical and behavioral research grants policies, guidelines and funding opportunities.
OER Animals in Research (OERA)
Office of Extramural Research (OERA): Medical Research with Animals site provides information for the latest news, policies, education, training, and information on animals in research.
Science Grants & Funding
Resource to find funds for research and training in the sciences includes searchable directory and funding news.
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.
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.