Independent Research Funding

John E. Fogarty International Center's Directory of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences: Since 1988, the Fogarty International Center, part of the National Institutes of Health, has published the Directory of International Grants and Fellowships in the Health Sciences, a comprehensive compilation of international funding opportunities in biomedical and behavioral research, separated by category.

Funding Opportunities:

Community of Science (COS): One of the most comprehensive sources of funding information available on the Web, with more than 22,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion. was established as a governmental resource named the E-Grants Initiative, part of the President Bush's 2002 Fiscal Year Management Agenda to improve government services to the public. It is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

GrantsNet: This American Association for the Advancement of Science resource lists funds for research and training in the sciences.

CDC Grant Funding Announcements (FOAs): A regularly-updated directory from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of funding opportunities.

National Science Foundation: The National Science Foundation promotes and advances scientific progress in the United States by competitively awarding grants and cooperative agreements for research and education in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

Global Health Opportunities:

American Medical Student Association International Health Opportunities Directory: A regularly-updated database of international opportunities edited by the Global Health Action Committee of the American Medical Student Association.