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There are many funders out there ready to give you the money you need to do amazing research. Some can be very competitive, so don’t worry if your proposal doesn’t get accepted. There’s plenty of other funders.

Here is a partial list of organizations who provide funds for grants, fellowships, or awards. Feel free to add more in the comments section and I’ll put them on this list.

NameSummaryType of fundingScope of funding
Alex’s Lemonade StandOur mission is to raise money and awareness of childhood cancer causes, primarily for research into new treatments and cures, and to encourage and empower others, especially children, to get involved and make a difference for children with cancer. | Grants distributed from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation are designed to fill critical voids in current pediatric cancer research. All applications are reviewed by the appropriate Grant Review Boards and approved by the ALSF Board of Directors.Research grantsPediatric cancer
Alexander von Humboldt FoundationWe promote academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany. Whether you are a young postdoctoral researcher at the beginning of your academic career, an experienced, established academic, or even a world authority in your discipline - our research fellowships and research awards offer you sponsorship tailored to you and to your career situation.Research grantsForeign exchange
Alfred P. Sloan FoundationThe Alfred P. Sloan Foundation makes grants to support original research and broad-based education related to science, technology, and economic performance; and to improve the quality of American life. The Foundation is interested in projects that it expects will result in a strong benefit to society, and for which funding from the private sector, the government, or other foundations is not widely available. Research grantsScience, technology, economics
Amazon Web ServicesThe AWS Cloud Credits for Research Program (formerly AWS Research Grants) supports researchers who seek to: 1) Build cloud-hosted publicly available science-as-a-service applications, software, or tools to facilitate their future research and the research of their community, 2) Perform proof of concept or benchmark tests evaluating the efficacy of moving research workloads or open data sets to the cloud, 3) Train a broader community on the usage of cloud for research workloads via workshops or tutorials.Cloud creditsCloud computing
American Association for Cancer ResearchThe mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.Research grants, fellowships, lectureshipsCancer
American Association of Neurological SurgeonsThe American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is the organization that speaks for all of neurosurgery. The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to promote the highest quality of patient care.FellowshipsNeurosurgery
American Brain Tumor AssociationThe mission of the American Brain Tumor Association is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and, ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.Research grantsBrain cancer
American Cancer SocietyFor over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.Research grants, training grantsCancer
American Chemical SocietyACS offers grants to support the advancement of the chemical sciences through research, education, and community projects. Learn how you can benefit.Research grants, project grants, fellowships, curriculum developmentChemistry
American College of Sports MedicineACSM offers research funding on injury prevention, exercise and aging, and more.Research grants, awardsSports medicine
American Federation for Aging ResearchThe American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research.Research grants, fellowships, internshipsAging
American Gastroenterological AssociationThe American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, AGA has grown to include more than 16,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology. Research grants, travel awardsGastroenterology
American Heart AssociationAHA offers a variety of funding opportunities, from their collaborative networks and awards to research grants. Also worth mentioning is their $75M One Brave Idea program.Research grants, awardsCardiovascular health
American Meteorological SocietyAMS is the nation’s premier scientific and professional organization promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic sciences.Awards, fellowshipsMeteorology
American Nurses FoundationThe American Nurses Foundation provides funds to beginner and experienced nurse researchers to conduct studies that contribute toward the advancement of nursing science and the enhancement of patient care. Research grantsNursing science and healthcare
American Physical SocietyAPS Prizes and Awards recognize outstanding achievements in research, education and public service. With few exceptions, they are open to all members of the scientific community in the U.S. and abroad. The nomination and selection procedure, involving APS-appointed selection committees, guarantees their high standards and prestige.Awards, prizes, fellowshipsPhysics
American Shoulder and Elbow SurgeonsThe objective of the ASES Research Grant is to encourage new investigators by providing seed and start-up funding for promising shoulder and elbow research projects. Grants of up to $20,000, for work to be performed over 12-24 months, will be considered.Research grants, fellowships, awardsShoulder and Elbow
American Society for Engineering EducationASEE administers a number of fellowship and research opportunities that range from programs that provide summer internships for high school students to research programs for faculty members during the summer or while on sabbatical. ASEE also recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of engineering and engineering technology educators through the ASEE awards program.Fellowships, awardsEngineering
American Society of Clinical OncologyThe Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO's Grants & Awards support and encourage excellence in clinical and translational research in the field of oncology. These programs are among the largest of any medical professional society in the United States and provide funding for dozens of innovative research initiatives, ensuring capable leadership into the future.Research grants, awardsCancer
American Thyroid FoundationThe American Thyroid Association (ATA) is committed to supporting research into better ways to diagnose and treat thyroid disease. The generosity of members, patients, industry, and donors in the workplace has enabled the ATA to award 78 thyroid research grants totaling $2,076,250 since the inception of the Research Fund.Research grantsThyroid
Association of American GeographersAAG is dedicated to the advancement of geography and provides funding for researchers from undergraduates to distinguished scientists.Research grants, education grants, awardsGeography
BD BiosciencesThis life sciences company provides grants to scientists pursuing innovative experiments that advance the scientific understanding of disease.Research grantsBiomedical
Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationThe world's largest private foundation tackles extreme poverty and poor health in developing countries, and the failures of America’s education system. In general, we directly invite proposals by directly contacting organizations. We do occasionally award grants through published Requests for Proposals (RFPs) or letters of inquiry. Research grants, project grantsVarious
Burroughs Wellcome FundThe Burroughs Wellcome Fund's grantmaking strategies support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but are currently undervalued and underfunded.Research grants, travel grants, education grantsBiomedical
Bush Foundation Fellowship ProgramThe Bush Foundation provides 12-24 month fellowships for education and leadership development. Must have lived for one continuous year immediately prior to the application deadline in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or one of the 23 Native nations that shares the same geographic area.FellowshipLeadership
Camille and Henry Dreyfus FoundationIn broad terms, the programs support accomplished young faculty, develop leadership in environmental chemistry, support undergraduate research and emeritus faculty, and fund lectureships at primarily undergraduate institutions.Awards, research grants, lectureshipsEnvironmental chemistry
Canadian Cancer SocietyIn 2014–2015, the Canadian Cancer Society funded $44 million in leading-edge research supporting more than 400 projects across the country. As the largest national charitable funder of cancer research in Canada, we are leading the fight against cancer.Research grants, awardsCancer
Canadian Institutes of Health ResearchThis is like the NIH of CanadaResearch grantsBiomedical
Cancer Research InstituteCRI’s programs span laboratory research and training, translational investigation, preclinical discovery, and a comprehensive clinical investigation and immunotherapy development strategy. Research grants, fellowshipsCancer
Charles Stewart Mott FoundationThrough four programs, and their more specific program areas, the Foundation seeks to fulfill its mission of supporting efforts that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society. Inherent in all grantmaking is the desire to enhance the capacity of individuals, families or institutions at the local level and beyond. The Foundation hopes that its collective work in any program area could lead toward systematic change.Research grantsVarious
CRDF GlobalCRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training and services. Research grants, fellowshipsInternational collaboration
Damon Runyon Cancer Research FoundationWe identify the best young cancer researchers and enable them to pursue their boldest, most innovative ideas to end cancer.Research grants, fellowships, awardsCancer
Department of EnergyThe DOE funds a lot of science. All these grants can be found on, also!Research grantsVarious
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research CouncilEPSRC is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing more than £800 million a year in a broad range of subjects - from mathematics to materials science, and from information technology to structural engineering.Research grantsEngineering, physical sciences
Foundation for Physical TherapyThe mission of the Foundation for Physical Therapy is to fund and publicize physical therapy research that determines the scientific basis and value of services intended to optimize physical functioning by physical therapists, and to develop the next generation of researchers.Research grants, fellowships, scholarshipsPhysical therapy
Glenn Foundation for Medical ResearchFounded by Paul F. Glenn in 1965, the mission of the Glenn Foundation For Medical Research is to extend the healthy years of life through research on mechanisms of biology that govern normal human aging and its related physiological decline, with the objective of translating research into interventions that will extend healthspan with lifespan.Research grants, awards, scholarshipsBiomedical
Gordon and Betty Moore FoundationThe Moore Foundation fosters path-breaking scientific discovery, environmental conservation, patient care improvements, and preservation of the special character of the Bay Area.Research grants, project grantsVarious
Grants.govYour one-stop-shop for all US federally-funded grant opportunities. This includes NIH, NSF, and others. VariousVarious
Hereditary Disease FoundationThe Hereditary Disease Foundation (HDF) funds innovative research ideas and helps shape them to maximize their impact. We help launch new research projects, enabling scientists to subsequently apply for larger grants with the data they collect with HDF funding. Without our seed funds, some important new ideas might never have the chance of being tested.Research grants, fellowshipsHereditary disease
Howard Hughes Medical Insitute (HHMI)As one of the world’s largest philanthropies, HHMI’s chartered purpose is the promotion of human knowledge within the field of basic sciences and the effective application thereof for the benefit of humanity. We carry out this mission in laboratories and classrooms at private and public institutions across the United States. Our international programs extend the impact of HHMI’s investment to 17 countries around the world.FellowshipsBiomedical
Human Frontier Science ProgramThe HFSP supports novel, innovative and interdisciplinary basic research focused on the complex mechanisms of living organisms; topics range from molecular and cellular approaches to systems and cognitive neuroscience and the interactions between organisms. A clear emphasis is placed on novel collaborations that bring biologists together with scientists from fields such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science and engineering to focus on problems at the frontier of the life sciences.Research grants, fellowshipsLife sciences
International OCD FoundationOur mission is to help all individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. We work to increase access to effective treatment, end the stigma associated with mental health issues, and foster a community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them.Research grantsOCD
JDRFJDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.Research grantsDiabetes
Life Sciences Research FoundationLSRF identifies and funds exceptional young scientists at a critical juncture of their training in all areas of basic life sciences. FellowshipsLife sciences
National Academy of EngineeringThe NAE dedicates more than $1 million annually to recognize leaders in engineering for their lifetime dedication to their field and their commitment to advancing the human condition and to bring better understanding of the importance of engineering and engineering education to society. Once you've made it in the field of engineering, an NAE award can be the feather in your cap. AwardsEngineering
National Academy of MedicineThe NAM’s programs foster innovation, inspire action around shared priorities, and enrich the careers of outstanding professionals.Research grants, fellowshipsPublic health
National Academy of SciencesNAS is charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. NAS convenes colloquia, fosters interdisciplinary research and collaboration. They offer a variety of programs including awards, research grants, and colloquia.Research grants, awardsScience
National Association of State Boards of AccountancyNASBA’s Accounting Education Research Grants Program seeks to advance research on educational issues impacting the certified public accountants (CPA), the public accounting profession and state boards’ charge to protect the public. Each year NASBA offers three grants (one year duration) of up to $25,000 each.Research grantsAccounting
National Endowment for the ArtsThe NEA's Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life.Research grantsArt impact
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokesNINDS supports and conducts research, both basic and clinical, on the normal and diseased nervous system, fosters the training of investigators in the basic and clinical neurosciences, and seeks better understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of neurological disorders.Research grantsBiomedical
National Parks FoundationNPF administers several funding programs that fix up or engage the public with the National Parks.Project grants, curriculum developmentNational Parks
National Science FoundationThe big kahuna for non-biomedical science research, NSF is tasked with keeping the United States at the leading edge of discovery in areas from astronomy to geology to zoology. You can also find their opportunities through grantsVarious
National Security Science and Engineering Faculty FellowshipThe program awards grants to top-tier researchers from U.S. universities to conduct long-term, unclassified, basic research of strategic importance to the Defense Department.FellowshipVarious
Newton's ListNewton’s List seeks to facilitate international science cooperation by providing a forum for grantseekers and funders. The site is a free resource open to individuals searching for international funding and organizations looking to market their grants to an international audience. Established in 2013 and co-sponsored by CRDF Global and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Newton’s List is a user-driven aggregate of current international funding opportunities for students and researchers working in natural and social science fields. Newton’s List is open to basic research funding opportunities related to one or more of the following fields: natural sciences, engineering/technology, agricultural sciences or social sciences. Unfortunately, we do not accept opportunities in biomedical sciences, humanities, or applied research. Disciplines on Newton's List are listed according to the OECD’s Frascati Manual (excluding “Medical and Health Sciences” and “Humanities”). VariousInternational collaboration
NIH Guide to Grants and ContractsThe NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts (NIH Guide) is the official publication for NIH biomedical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities.Research grantsBiomedical
Organization for the Study of Sex DifferencesOriginally founded by SWHR, OSSD offers awards for innovations in the field of sex difference.AwardsSex differences
Parkinson's Disease FoundationThe Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) has a four-pronged research program dedicated to finding the cause(s) of and a cure for Parkinson's disease. Currently, PDF is providing support to more than 40 scientific projects and programs, for a total of $5.1 million.Research grants, fellowshipsParkinson's Disease
Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma FoundationOver the course of the past 8 years, A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation has raised over $13.5 million and funded 8 international researcher/clinician conferences and over three dozen new targeted research projects.Research grantsPediatric cancer
Philanthropy News DigestPhilanthropy News Digest publishes RFPs and notices of awards as a free service for grant-making organizations and nonprofits. VariousVarious
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of research and initiatives to help address some of America’s most pressing health challenges.Research grantsPublic health
Rockefeller FoundationTo promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world, we work at the intersection of four focus areas—advance health, revalue ecosystems, secure livelihoods, and transform cities—to address the root causes of emerging challenges and create systemic change. Research grants, project grantsVarious
Scholar Rescue FundIIE-SRF fellowships support visiting appointments for threatened scholars to continue their work in safety at partnering academic institutions worldwide. FellowshipsVarious
Semiconductor Research CorporationSRC operates multiple research programs both in the U.S. as well as globally to provide competitive advantage to its members as the world’s premier university research management consortium delivering early research results which also enables relevantly educated technical talent.Research grants, fellowships, scholarshipsSemiconductors
Sigma XiSigma Xi is an international, multidisciplinary community of science and engineering professionals dedicated to research excellence, to promoting public engagement with science, and to fostering the next generation of researchers.Research grants, lectureships, prizes, awardsScience, engineering
Social Science Research CouncilThrough research networks and committees, workshops and conferences, summer training institutes and fellowships, scholarly exchanges and publications, the Council enhances the conditions for knowledge production worldwide.Fellowhsips, awardsSocial science
Society for Women’s Health ResearchSWHR is focused on advancing our understanding of women's health and biology. They partner with several organizations in funding collaborations, awards, and grants.Research grants, collaborationsWomen's health
Susan G. KomenKomen is the largest non-government funder of breast cancer research in the world. Komen provides a spectrum of funding opportunities for researchers at all stages of their careers.Research grantsBreast cancer
Terra Viva Grants DirectoryThe Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries. VariousInternational collaboration
The Alternatives Research & Development FoundationThe Alternatives Research & Development Foundation, funds up to $40,000 per grant to study alternatives to the use of laboratory animals in research, testing, and education.Research grantsAnimal alternatives
The Alzheimer’s AssociationThe Alzheimer's Association International Research Grant Program funds investigations that advance our understanding of Alzheimer's disease, help identify new treatment strategies, provide information to improve care for people with dementia, and further our knowledge of brain health and disease prevention. Our awards support investigators at every professional stage and always include categories specifically designed to help talented young scientists establish careers in Alzheimer's research. Our entire grant portfolio is structured to meet the needs of the field and to nurture fresh ideas.Research grantsAlzheimer's
The American Parkinson Disease AssociationAPDA has been a funding partner in most major scientific breakthroughs and has awarded more than $42 million in research grants to date. APDA maintains eight Centers for Advanced Research and individual research grants and fellowships are awarded annually for promising research by experienced and young scientists. A prominent panel of the country's most outstanding neurologists and scientists reviews all research applications and recommends funding of the more promising ones.Research grants, fellowshipsParkinson's Disease
The American Tinnitus AssociationATA funds cutting-edge science, with targeted, annual research grants to innovative and promising projects. Over the last 35 years, we have contributed nearly $6 million to the search for a cure.Research grantsTinnitus
The Arthritis National Research FoundationAt the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF), we have funded over 200 scientists. Thanks to the efforts of dedicated individuals like you, we have funded brilliant young MD and PhD investigators for over 40 years at institutions across the U.S., encouraging them to develop their new ideas and remain in medical research.Research grantsArthritis
The Avon Foundation for WomenThe Avon Breast Cancer Crusade continues its search for new preventive strategies to address the growing number of breast cancer cases around the globe and increase our understanding of not only the causes of breast cancer, but also the development and treatment of metastatic disease. The 2016 Avon seeks proposals in these areas.Research grantsBreast cancer
The Childrens Leukemia Research AssociationCLRA has been helping Americans for over 50 years. The Children’s Leukemia Research Association, Inc., also known as the National Leukemia Research Association, was founded in 1965 to support research efforts towards finding the causes and cure for Leukemia.Research grantsPediatric Leukemia
The Conquer Cancer FoundationOur grants and awards support clinical and translational cancer research done by gifted physician-scientists at every stage of their careers, from the best and brightest among young investigators to senior researchers providing mentorship opportunities for the next generation of cancer researchers.Research grants, travel grants, awards, training grants, professorshipsCancer
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of AmericaFor more than forty years, research supported by CCFA has contributed to the growing body of knowledge and understanding of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).Research grants, fellowshipsCrohn's & Colitis
The Cystic Fibrosis FoundationThe mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.Research grants, awards, training grantsCystic fibrosis
The Dana FoundationThe Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants, publications, and educational programs.Research grantsNeuroscience
The David & Lucile Packard FoundationFor more than 50 years, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation has worked with partners around the world to improve the lives of children, families, and communities—and to restore and protect our planet.Research grants, impact investingVarious
The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and ResearchFAER provides grant funding to develop the research careers of anesthesiologists who seek to answer important questions and make scientific discoveries in the areas of anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, health care delivery and medical education research.Research grants, fellowshipsAnesthesia
The Friends of the Princeton University LibraryEach year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections. Library Research Grants, which have a value of up to $3,500 each, are meant to help defray expenses incurred in traveling to and residing in Princeton during the tenure of the grant. The length of the grant will depend on the applicant’s research proposal, but is ordinarily up to one month. Research grantsLibrary scholarship
The Fullbright ProgramThe Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide. Fellowships, awardsStudent foreign exchange
The Geological Society of AmericaThe GSA offers research grants and fellowships for advancing and promoting geological studies.Research grants, travel grants, fellowshipsGeology
The Kavli FoundationThe Kavli Foundation is dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of humanity, promoting public understanding of scientific research, and supporting scientists and their work.Awards, prizesScience
The Leakey FoundationThe Leakey Foundation is dedicated to funding scientific research that explores the many facets of human origins and sharing the results of this research through our innovative educational programs. The Foundation awards more than $800,000 annually in field and laboratory grants for vital new research and long-term projects.Research grants, fellowshipsHuman origins
The March of DimesThe mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.Research grantsPre- and post-natal
The Mary Kay FoundationIn 2015, the Foundation awarded $1.3 million in grants to select doctors and medical scientists focusing on curing cancers that affect women. These 13 recipients from across the United States received a $100,000 grant to conduct cutting-edge research. Research grantsCancer
The Melanoma Research FoundationEach year, the MRF provides emerging and established scientific investigators with highly sought-after grants that will allow them to explore new avenues in melanoma biology, prevention and treatments, ultimately leading to a cure. Basic, translational and clinical research projects are considered.Research grantsMelanoma
The Michael J Fox FoundationThe Michael J. Fox Foundation works tirelessly to accelerate promising research toward breakthroughs for Parkinson’s patients. While our strong emphasis is on funding translational and clinical research, we also support high-risk/high-reward discovery work. In addition to funding, awardees benefit from working with our internal research staff and broad network of scientific and industry advisors.Research grants, prizesParkinson's disease
The Muscular Dystrophy AssociationMDA is leading the fight to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. We use our collective strength to help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases, caring for individuals from day one and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.Research grants, impact investingMuscular dystrophy
The National Ataxia FoundationThe National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by ataxia through support, education, and research.Research grantsAtaxia
The Obesity SocietyThe Obesity Society (TOS) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) scientific and educational organization dedicated to expanding research, prevention, and treatment of obesity and reduction in stigma and discrimination affecting persons with obesity.Research grants, awardsObesity
The Sjögren’s Syndrome FoundationThe Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation strives to foster research that will have the greatest potential impact on Sjögren’s patients, ensuring new therapeutics are developed and a cure found.Research grants, fellowships, awardsSjögren’s Syndrome
The Spencer FoundationThe Foundation is intended, by Spencer's direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. From the first, the Foundation has been dedicated to the belief that research is necessary to the improvement in education. The Foundation is thus committed to supporting high-quality investigation of education through its research programs and to strengthening and renewing the educational research community through its fellowship and training programs and related activities.Research grants, awards, fellowshipsEducation
The Tinker FoundationThe Tinker Foundation offers field research grants, institutional grants, and awards to further mutual trust, friendship and cooperation in Latin America.Research grants, awards, prizesLatin America
The United Engineering FoundationThe United Engineering Foundation advances the engineering arts and sciences for the welfare of humanity. The UEF gives between 5 – 10 grants per year totaling nearly $800,000.Research grantsEngineering
The Welch FoundationThe Foundation has contributed to the advancement of chemistry through research grants, departmental programs, endowed chairs, Texas Interscholastic League Foundation scholarships and other programs.Research grants, awardsChemistry
The Whitehall FoundationThe Whitehall Foundation, through its program of grants and grants-in-aid, assists scholarly research in the life sciences. It is the Foundation's policy to assist those dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by Federal Agencies or other foundations with specialized missions. Research grants, grants-in-aideLife sciences
Thrasher Research FundThe purpose of the Fund is to provide grants for clinical, hypothesis-driven research that offers substantial promise for meaningful advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of children's diseases, particularly research that offers broad-based applications.Research grantsPediatric medicine
U.S. National Library of MedicineA part of NIH, NLM offers specific funding opportunities for bioinformatics work. Research grants, contractsBiomedical
United Mitochondrial Disease FoundationSince 1996, the UMDF has provided more than $13 million in grants to support the research that may lead to a less invasive diagnosis and ultimately a cure.
Research grantsMitochondrial disease
US Small Business AdministrationSBA administers the Small Business Innovation Research program that provides grants to small businesses engaged in R&D.Grants, loansVarious
Volkswagen StiftungThe Volkswagen Foundation is dedicated to the support of the humanities and social sciences as well as science and technology in higher education and research. It funds research projects in path-breaking areas and provides assistance to academic institutions for the improvement of the structural conditions for their work. In particular, the Foundation perceives its mission in supporting aspiring young academics and in promoting interdisciplinary and international collaboration.Research grantsvarious
W.M. Keck FoundationThe Foundation strives to fund endeavors in science, engineering and medicine that are distinctive and novel in their approach. It encourages projects that are high-risk with the potential for transformative impact.Research grants, project grantsVarious
WebGURUThe Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates (WebGURU) is an interactive web-based tool intended to assist undergraduates navigate the hurdles of an undergraduate research experience.Research internships, stipendsUndergraduate research
Whitaker International ProgramThe Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. This program is ending in 2018.Research grantsBioengineering
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationThe Foundation's programs have ambitious goals that include: helping to reduce global poverty, limiting the risk of climate change, improving education for students in California and elsewhere, improving reproductive health and rights worldwide, supporting vibrant performing arts in our community, advancing the field of philanthropy, and supporting disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.Research grants, project grantsVarious
Wilson Ornithological Society Research GrantsThe Wilson Ornithological Society is a world-wide organization of nearly 2500 people who share a curiosity about birds. Each year, the Wilson Ornithological Society offers five categories of research grants. The focus of each differs somewhat, as does the amount of the awards.Research grants, awardsOrnithology

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