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NIH, National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. state and throughout the world.Each year, Federal funds are obligated by Congress for the pursuit of research objectives. Each Institute determines how to allocate its own funds among many different activities of science.

CFDA, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

CFDA is a government-wide compendium of federal programs and activities that provide financial assistance to a variety of recipients. The catalog is updated twice a year by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and published by the Government Printing Office (GPO).

Grants.Gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. is THE single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.

COS, Community of Science

COS is a service by subscription, and therefore available to the research community. The COS database contains information from federal and regional governments, foundations, professional societies, associations, and corporations.

NSF, The National Science Foundation

NSF is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense. NSF is the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities.

OMH, The Office of Minority Health

OMH was established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health in 1987. OMH-RC serves as a national resource and referral service on minority health issues. OMH organizes demonstration projects through joint agreements with operating divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services.

NEH, National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities

HRSA, Health Resources and Services Administration

HRSA Health Professions grants and cooperative agreements support innovations and targeted expansions in health professions education and training. Emphasis is on increasing the diversity of the health care workforce and preparing health care providers to serve diverse populations

AHRQ, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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

CDC, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions is on the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

SAMHSA, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, addiction treatment and mental health services.  SAMHSA provides funding through block grants to states to support substance abuse and mental health services.

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The Foundation Center

The Foundation Center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy and is dedicated to serving grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.

ANF, American Nurses Foundation

The Research Grants Program of the ANF was founded over 56 years ago to encourage the research career development of nurses.

PND Philanthropy News Digest, The Foundation Center