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Grant Resources

Uniform Guidance

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) serves the President of the United States in overseeing the implementation of his vision across the Executive Branch. Specifically, OMB’s mission is to assist the President in meeting his policy, budget, management and regulatory objectives and to fulfill the agency’s statutory responsibilities.

This guidance is intended to ensure compliance with federal regulations and sponsored award terms and conditions. The final guidance may be found here:

Grant Tips

What is a grant?
Grants 101
What is a research grant?
Grant Writing Basics: Look for the Little Details
Proposal Writer's Guide (University of Michigan)

Finding Funding
This is the portal for government funding opportunities. Most federal agencies use this portal as the only application portal allowed. Creation of individual accounts is not permitted. 

Federal Register
The official daily journal of the U.S. government for rules, proposed rules, regulations, presidential documents, and notices of federal funding opportunities. 

Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps)
A single government point of entry for federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.

A service of the Foundation Center, GrantSpace provides easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources to help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations.

Providing transparency in philanthropy, this Foundation Center initiative is a useful tool for grant seekers to research foundation practices and trends. 

A Foundation Center initiative that offers a space for funders to share ideas and best practices. It is also a resource for grant seekers to gain insight into current giving trends.

Louisiana Board of Regents
BoR’s Sponsored Programs division manages statewide and federal initiatives, including funding programs available to faculty at Louisiana’s public and private post-secondary campuses.

Non-Federal Grant Makers

American Council of Learned Societies
American Heart Association
American Historical Association
American Library Association
Bullitt Foundation
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Charles A. Dana Foundation
Global Fund for Women
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Japan Foundation
Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
James S. McDonnell Foundation
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Pew Charitable Trusts
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Russell Sage Foundation
Social Science Research Council
The Whitaker Foundation
The World Health Organization
Foundation Center - more foundation links General Services Administration - (unique) Computer giveaway from Federal government to educational non-profits.
AT&T Foundation
Corning Inc. Foundation Eddie Bauer
Micron Foundation
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
Target Community Giving
Toshiba America Foundation
Union Pacific Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
The Kresge Foundation
Lumina Foundation
Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Retirement Research Foundation  American Philosophical Society
American Political Science Association
ArtPlace America
Association for Asian Studies
Creative Capital
Cultural Mobility Funding Guide - Artist Exchanges to or from the U.S.
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Freeman Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Getty Foundation - History of Art
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
George A. and Eliza Howard Foundation
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund
American Educational Research Association
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Avon Foundation
Blue Moon Fund
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Energy Foundation
Eppley Foundation for Research
Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
International Human Frontier Science Program
Simons Foundation
Walmart Foundation
Aetna Foundation
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Brain Research Foundation
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation
Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
Ford Foundation
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
William T. Grant Foundation
The Hearst Foundations
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
Mary Kay Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The Stanley Medical Research Institute

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