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Association of Schools of Public Health. Funding Opportunities
Listing of Public Health-related funding opportunities from Federal Government entities and some NGOs.

The California Endowment
"The California Endowment awards grants to organizations and institutions that directly benefit the health and well-being of Californians, and those that work to provide and expand access to affordable, quality health care for California's underserved individuals and communities."

California HealthCare Foundation Grant Info
The mission of the Foundation is "To expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of the people of California." The Foundation provides grants statewide.

California Wellness Foundation
"California Wellness Foundation is an independent, private grantmaker, funded in 1992 by a substantial endowment from Health Net, one of California's largest health maintenance organizations, to improve the health and well-being of the people of California."

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
"A government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government."

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.
CHCS "promotes high quality health care services for low-income populations and people with chronic illnesses and disabilites through awarding grants and providing training and technical assistance." Their core areas of expertise are informed purchasing, consumer action, and managed care best practices.

CRIS Database (USDA Current Research Info System)
CRIS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) documentation and reporting system for ongoing and recently completed research projects in agriculture, food and nutrition, and forestry.

Fogarty International Center
"The Fogarty International Center is dedicated to advancing the mission of the National Institutes of Health by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs." The Fogarty International Center publishes a comprehensive listing of international funding opportunities called the Directory of Non-NIH Funding Opportunities for those interested in the field of global health research.

Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is an independent nonprofit information clearinghouse that provides resources helpful in the grantseeking process, such as the Proposal Writing Short Course, a guide to the process of gathering background information and creating the various components of the proposal (statement of need, budget, etc.)

Grantmakers in Health
GIH does not give grants or provide assistance in finding grants. "Its mission is to foster communication and collaboration among grantmakers and others. GIH generates and disseminates information about health issues and grantmaking strategies that work in health by offering issue-focused forums, workshops, and large annual meetings; publications; continuing education and training; technical assistance; consultation on programmatic and operational issues; and by conducting studies of health philanthropy."

Grants and Procurements Office (CDC)
"CDC's Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) is responsible for: 1) the awarding and administration of CDC's grants and cooperative agreements and those of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR); 2) the acquisition of program related health studies, professional services and research and development; and 3) the procurement of services, equipment, commodities, construction, and architectural and engineering services for CDC Programs."

Grants.gov
"Grants.gov is a simple, unified "storefront" for all customers of Federal grants to electronically find, apply for, and manage grants. Grants.gov encompasses over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. It streamlines the process of awarding over $350 billion annually to state and local governments, academia, not-for-profits and other organizations."

Health Effects Institute
"HEI is a nonprofit corporation chartered in 1980 as an independent research organization to provide high-quality, impartial, and relevant science on the health effects of air pollution. Typically, HEI receives half of its core funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency and half from the worldwide motor vehicle industry."

National Institutes of Health Grants and Funding Opportunities (Office of Extramural Research, NIH)
Includes NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts.

National Science Foundation: Funding
The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering.

New Investigators Program (National Institutes of Health. Office of Extramural Research.)
Helpful information on the grant application process designed to assist new researchers. "NIH peer reviewers focus more on the proposed approach than on the track record, and to expect less preliminary data than would be provided by an established investigator. In addition, many NIH institutes and centers give new investigators special consideration in their selection for funding, and in some cases provide five years of support instead of the four that is the NIH average duration for a grant."

NIH Public Access Policy Guide (Public Health Library)
The NIH Public Access Policy ensures that the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research. It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator and his/her institution (not the journal) to comply. This brief guide will help you determine if the NIH Public Access Policy applies to your article and, if so, how to comply with the policy.
» NIH Public Access Policy Details (opens in a new browser window)

NIH RePORTER (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools Expenditures and Results)
"RePORTER is an electronic tool that allows users to search a repository of both intramural and extramural NIH-funded research projects from the past 25 years, and access publications (since 1985) and patents resulting from NIH funding. In addition to NIH-funded research, the system provides access to research supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)."

Pivot (formerly Community of Science (COS) Funding Opportunities)
Note: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff, and students.
Search for funding opportunities here by keyword. Click on advanced search to target your search to the desired country/state of activity, deadline date, funding amount, funding type, requirements, and sponsor type. Save your search to get weekly email alerts with new or updated funding opportunities that match your search.

Public Health Law Research: Making the Case for Laws that Improve Health (Temple University Beasley School of Law)
The Public Health Law Research is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Public Health Law Research offers long-term, short-term and rapid-response funding for projects at the intersection of law and public health, but may also draw upon a range of other disciplines, including medicine, economics, sociology, psychology and public policy." You'll find information here on how to apply, to upcoming funding opportunities, and to the research done by grantees with links to their final papers where available. You'll also find methods guides for topics. Available titles include Crafting a Public Law Research Proposal, Using Logic Models for PHLR Research, Using Qualitative Methods in Public Health Law Research, and Evaluating Public Health Law Using Randomized Experiments.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
RWJF seeks to fund innovative projects that can create meaningful, measurable change such as training and fellowship programs, policy analysis, health services research, and gathering and monitoring of health-related statistics.

University of California, Berkeley Sponsored Projects Office
"SPO at the Berkeley campus is responsible for preparing, interpreting, negotiating, and accepting agreements for projects funded by federal and state agencies, foundations, and other public and private sources. SPO also prepares and negotiates all subawards for collaborative research."

University of California, Berkeley. Career Center. Internships.
Provides access to CalJobs listings (exclusively for Berkeley students) and the Cal Internship Directory. The Cal Internship Directory lists internships and volunteer positions that have educational or career value. CalJobs contains part-time/summer jobs and internships.

University of California. Office of the President. Research Administration Office.
"The Research Administration Office is the institution-wide focal point for extramural contract and grant policy. It is responsible for monitoring and responding to changes in sponsor requirements, and working to interpret and implement sponsor requirements consistent with University needs."

University of California. Office of the President. Research Grants Program Office.
Comprised of three state-funded research programs that target high-priority health issues in California: HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, and tobacco-related disease. Each program awards grants to California scientists to investigate these diseases.
California Breast Cancer Research Program
California HIV/AIDS Research Program
Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program

Rural Assistance Center: Border Health Funding & Opportunities
Active and Inactive Funding and Opportunities are list; also has links to resources on grantwriting. Topics pages include links to organizations and publications on topics from aging, cultural competency, diabetes, public health and women, among many others.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The Kellogg Foundation funds research that match its current funding focus. The website also has publications and resources on grantseeking, evaluation, and more.


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