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Additional Extramural Funding Opportunities

Grants.gov

Grants.gov is the single access point for over 1000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies. UTHSC is registered as a University user, there is no need to register as an individual. 

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

NIH offers funding for many types of grants, contracts, and even programs that help repay loans for researchers. The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts is NIH's official publication of notices of grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).

Health Resources and Services Administration

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable. HRSA programs help those in need of high quality primary health care, people living with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, and mothers. HRSA also supports the training of health professionals, the distribution of providers to areas where they are needed most and improvements in health care delivery.

Find HRSA Funding Opportunities on the HRSA website.

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. It does this through grants, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States. The Foundation accounts for about one-fourth of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.

Find NSF Funding Opportunities on the NSF website.

Senior Faculty

Senior faculty in your field can be invaluable in helping you to locate sources of funding for a project. They generally are familiar with both federal and non-federal agencies that fund projects in your area of interest.

Last Published: Aug 23, 2019