Home page of the National Arts and Education
Information Network, a cooperative agreement among the John F. Kennedy
Center for the Performing Arts, National Endowment for the Arts,
and the Department of Education.
CSUF Pollak Library
A Pollak Library research guide tailored for grants and grants writing.
It includes a selective listing of internet sites, general and special
directories, and grant writing guides.
A searchable database of public and private funding sources. Provided
by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).
Available for free from any campus computer. Please contact OGC
((657) 278-2106) for username and password.
A free service that helps students,
postdocs and junior faculty locate funding in the biological and
medical sciences. Provided by the AAAS and the Howard Hughes Medical
A comprehensive central access point
for locating and acquiring government information.
ResearchResearchLite.com (incorporating Sciencewise.com)
ResearchResearchLite.com is a very broad
collection of information sources and links relating to science
and funding for science.
A service initially developed by the Texas Research Administrators
Group, that is now housed and maintained by Arizona State University
East. It contains various tools and types of information, separated
into separate sections, e.g links to agency forms, federal regulations,
research funding opportunities, sample policies and agreements,
and university departmental and sponsored research offices websites.
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Yes, books and papers are still useful. The following Directories,
Guidebooks, Newsletters and Subscriptions are maintained by the
Office of Grants and Contracts and contain general information
about sponsors, funding opportunities, forthcoming programs and
deadlines, etc. Copies are available for use in the Office of
Grants and Contracts, MH-112.
Carroll’s Federal Directory
Comprehensive and current information about the personnel, organizations
and structure of the federal government. Includes names, addresses,
phone numbers, etc. for all federal sponsors as well as the executive,
legislative and judicial branches.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A weekly publication that reports on issues pertaining to Higher
Education. Includes limited deadline information for fellowships,
grants, institutes, workshops, papers, etc.
Directory of Research Grants
A comprehensive directory that features information regarding
funding for research-related programs and projects, scholarships,
fellowships, conferences, and internships. The main section lists
grants programs in alphabetical order and contains annotations
that describe each programs focuses and goals, program requirements,
funding amounts, deadlines, CFDA number, sponsor name and address.
The grant programs are also indexed by subject, sponsoring organization,
program type and geographic area.
Federal Grants and Contracts Weekly
A weekly commercial newsletter that reports on federal opportunities.
Usually consists of items from the Federal Register and Commerce
Business Daily, therefore it’s a bit delayed, but very reliable.
Also includes articles on funding trends and new regulations.
Federal Grants Management Handbook
A comprehensive source of applicable grant administration requirements.
It provides an overview of the requirements facing grantees and
the various methods for dealing with grant management-related
Guide to International Grants and Fellowships
This guide provides information on federal and private funding
programs that support research activities abroad. A select number
of programs for attending meetings or conferences abroad, or for
bringing foreign researchers to U.S. institutions also are included.
Published by the Grants Resource Center, American Association
of State Colleges and Universities.
A magazine published every two months by the National Endowment
for the Humanities. In addition to including articles on the humanities,
each issue contains a detailed guide to current NEH programs,
contact persons, and deadlines. It also includes a list of recent
Center Virtual Classroom
The Foundation Center’s website entry to various online
tutorials and guides varying in topics such as the basics of grant
seeking, budget development, and proposal writing short courses.
Although most information is geared towards submitting proposals
to foundation and corporate donors, the guidance will help in
preparing proposals in general.
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