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Nursing Resources: Funding Sources

Grant and Funding Web Sites :

·         single source for grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies

·         Search by keyword (e.g., autism) or phrase in quotes (e.g. “people with disabilities”)

·         Sort by relevance or closing date


Foundation Directory Online:


   ·         Generally, all grants of over $10,000 are included for all foundations with a total giving amount of at least $5,000,000. Beyond that, we include an assortment of grants of less than $10,000 for these foundations and an assortment of grants of all sizes for foundations with a total giving amount of less than $5,000,000. All grants are at least $1,000

  • The Publications Tab provides access to annotations of and links to reports sponsored by a particular grantmaker.  

Foundation Center – information for grant seekers on finding funding, foundations, etc.:

·         leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide

·         private funding sources

·         Search grantmakers, companies, available grants, or funded grants (IRS form 990)


UNM Vice President for Research & Economic Development:

·         UNM-eligible list

·         Resources for students


HSC Sponsored Projects Office

·         Reviews, approves, and advises HSC Principal Investigators, Faculty & Staff members who seek external funding from federal, state, local, and business entities


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ):


Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (General Services Administration):

·       Government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public; contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government. Contains grants, loans, assistance and training programs.


Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC):


National Science Foundation:

·         Specialized information for graduate students


NIH Office of Extramural Research:


Tracking/researching grants already awarded

Health and Human Services Tracking Accountability in Government Grants System (TAGGS):


NIH RePORT Expenditures & Results (RePORTER):




Grant Writing