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ProQuest Research Companion
An intuitive, self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction occurring in today's libraries, classrooms, and online learning environments.
Private Funding Resources
AHRQ: Research Training and Education
AHRQ provides an array of pre-doctoral and postdoctoral educational and career development grants and opportunities in health services research training
Candid (former Foundation Center)
Free and subscription databases for locating foundations and charities that give grants. Access funder profiles and their 990 PF tax forms. Training and publication info included. Formerly called Foundation Center, Candid resulted from a merger of the Foundation Center and Guidestar
Grant Programs, Mellon (Andrew W.) Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports a wide range of initiatives to strengthen the humanities, arts, higher education, and cultural heritage. Organizations in those fields can consult descriptions of the Foundation's areas of grant making to determine whether a project fits within the Foundation's programmatic interests and priorities.
GRANTWATCH describes itself as "the number 1 website for International, Canada and USA federal, state, local, foundation, and corporation grants with more than 21,146 current grants, funding opportunities, awards, contracts and archived grants"
Hearing Health Foundation
The Hearing Health Foundation offers Emerging Research Grants which provide seed money to hearing and balance researchers who focus on researching underfunded areas of otology. Awards are one year in length and are renewable for a second year.
The Hearst Foundations support well-established nonprofit organizations that address significant issues within their major areas of interests – culture, education, health and social service – and that primarily serve large demographic and/or geographic constituencies. In each area of funding, the Foundations seek to identify those organizations achieving truly differentiated results relative to other organizations making similar efforts for similar populations. The Foundations also look for evidence of sustainability beyond their support.
Sarcoma Foundation of America
The Sarcoma Foundation issues supports
new or continued research to find new and better therapies against sarcoma. Requests for proposals (RFP) are issued yearly in October-November.