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Grants and Funding

Opportunities for fellowships, grants and other awards, including awards from members of the Partners project.

Funding Opportunities

Administration for Children and Families, HHS (ACF)

  • ACF Grant Opportunities - Funding opportunities for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

  • AHRQ Funding Opportunities - AHRQ supports a broad base of scientific research to promote improvements in clinical and health system practices, including the prevention of diseases and other health conditions.

American Cancer Society (ACS)

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)

  • ASPH Friday Letter - New funding opportunities are listed each week in the "Funding Opportunities" section of the Friday Letter.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to reduce inequities and improve lives around the world. Grant programs include the Global Development Program to reduce hunger and poverty in the developing world, the Global Health Program to encourage the development of lifesaving medical advances, and the United States Program to reduce inequities by improving access to educational and other opportunities.

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • CDC Cooperative Agreement Funding Opportunities - Funding opportunities from CDC that are available to members of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH), and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR). AAMC, ASPH and APTR each have a cooperative agreement with CDC that supports extramural projects including research and non-research activities. Members of their respective associations are eligible to participate in the cooperative agreement funding cycle.
  • CDC Genomics Funding - In 2008, CDC's Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) started funding five new projects in state health departments and academic and research institutions and to translate human-genome information and applications into education, surveillance, and policy interventions.

Community of Science Inc.

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

  • Roadmaps to Health Community Grants - The Roadmaps to Health Community Grants support two-year state and local efforts among policymakers, business, education, health care, public health, and community organizations.

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) U.S.

  • HHS Grants and Funding - Information on HHS grant programs, grant application processes, and grant management.
  • HITECH Funding Opportunities - Health Information Technology (HITECH) grants provide assistance and technical support to providers to enable coordination and alignment within and among states, establish connectivity to the public health community in case of emergencies, and assure the workforce is properly trained and equipped to be meaningful users of Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) U.S.

  • Grants and Debarment - Information on the Environmental Protection Agency's funding opportunities and grant application procedures.

Fogarty International Center, NIH (FIC)

Foundation Center

  • Foundation Center - The Center provides information for grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.

General Services Administration (GSA) U.S.

  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) - Government-wide compendium of all federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. Users can contact the office that administers a program for application instructions.

Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund

  • Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund - Funding for medical and health care librarians and information specialists. The fund focuses in two major areas, learning partnerships with health science organizations and stipends to attend national professional meetings.

  • - Searchable information from all Federal grant-making agencies.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

  • HRSA Div of Facilities Compliance/Recovery - Administers the Health Care and Other Facilities grant program that provides construction assistance to health facilities across the nation. The Division also manages the Hill-Burton program to assure that obligated health facilities provide free or reduced cost medical services to those persons who are uninsured and underinsured and meet eligibility criteria
  • HRSA Funding Opportunities - Provides a searchable database of all Health Resources and Services Administration grant opportunities by key program area e.g., health professions training and services for people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • HRSA State Health Access Program - The State Health Access Program provides one-year grants to States to develop plans for providing access to affordable health insurance coverage to all their citizens.
  • Public Health Training Centers - Provides funding to support schools of public health and other programs that provide graduate or specialized training in public health to expand and enhance training opportunities that focus on technical, scientific, managerial and leadership competencies and capabilities of the public health workforce.

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD)

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.S.

  • Outreach Funding Opportunities - Funding opportunities on AIDS Community Information Outreach and other funding opportunities from the National Library of Medicine.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)

  • NN/LM Funding - Regional funding opportunities for health information outreach projects and other awards.

National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce (PIAPHW)

Pfizer Inc.

  • Medical and Academic Partnerships (MAP) Grants - Grant and award programs which provide financial support for fellows, scholars, and host institutions in a wide range of therapeutic areas, health literacy topics, and public health issues.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

  • Grants - The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides grants for projects that advance their mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans.
  • Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research - Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research supports researchers whose crosscutting and innovative ideas promise to contribute meaningfully to improving health and health care policy. The program provides one of the few funding opportunities in the United States for investigator-initiated projects that are broad in scope, innovative in approach, and have national policy relevance.
  • Local Initiative Funding Partners - Local Initiative Funding Partners (LIFP) is a partnership program between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and local grantmakers that supports creative, collaborative, community-based projects to improve health and health care for vulnerable populations.

Rural Assistance Center (RAC)

Rural Information Center, National Agricultural Library (RIC)

  • Funding Resources - Links to funding opportunities compiled by the National Agricultural Library.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • SAMHSA Grants - Grants that focus on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) U.S.

  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants Database - The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports children, families, and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society.

Resources Related to Proposal-Writing

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) U.S.

  • Tips On Writing a Grant Proposal - Instructional material from the Environmental Protection Agency to help communities and non-profit organizations identify financial assistance opportunities for their environmentally oriented programs.

Foundation Center

  • Learn About Proposal Writing - Training courses, both online and in the classroom at various levels, to learn how to write grant proposals.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)

Office of Extramural Research, NIH (OER)