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Finding Grants

Welcome to the Grants Research Guide at the University of Massachusetts Libraries.

This guide can help you to find funding opportunities

Granting Sources

The Foundation Directory Online is an excellent place to begin research

Other places to look for Funding

Federal Register 
Widely used resource to identify new government programs.
Links to grant and aid programs from the U.S. government's official Web portal.

Funding Information Network - Springfield Library 
Includes resources on scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other funding opportunities for individuals and nonprofit organizations. 
Comprehensive, searchable list of Federal Grant Opportunities. Search by agency or category.

National Institute of Health Guide for Grants and Contracts 
Announces scientific initiatives and provides policy and administrative information to individuals who and organizations which need to be kept informed of requirements and changes in grants and contracts activities administered by NIH.

National Science Foundation Guide to Funding
Guide to National Science Foundation grants. The National Science Foundation supports reseach in any field of science, including applied sciences such as information, materials, or social sciences. Applications for interdisciplinary projects are also accepted

Open Society Foundation
The Open Society Foundations award grants, scholarships, and fellowships throughout the year. Search the website to explore published grant opportunities and view eligibility requirements and application guidelines.