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  • DonorSearch
    A proprietary resource that "provides non-profits with comprehensive, accurate data for fundraising and outreach".
    Desribed in Online Searcher (2013), 37(4), 30-32.
  • FundRef
    "FundRef provides a standard way to report funding sources for published scholarly research. Publishers deposit funding information from articles and other content using a standard taxonomy of funder names. This funding data is then made publicly available through CrossRef's search interfaces and APIs for funders and other interested parties to analyze."
  • Grant Forward (formerly IRIS)
    "Comprehensive Coverage of Funding Opportunities ... across 39 subject areas and ~2000 categories ... and a Database of Sponsors ...". Free trial subscriptions.
    " is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards."
  • NIH: Grants and Funding: Funding Opportunities and Notices
    "The official publication for NIH medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities."
  • NSF: Active Funding Opportunities
    "The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering."
  • NSF: Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE) Active Funding Opportunities
    "... serves as a focal point for international science and engineering activities both inside and outside NSF."
  • Science magazine: Grants & Funding links
    Lists subscription services: Grant Search; Grant Forward; Spin; Pivot; Research Professional (some have free trial subscriptions)
  • Standord School of Medicine. Funding Information Resources
    A website intended for Stanford faculty and staff. It lists both internal and external (free and subscription) resources.
  • W. M. Keck Foundation
    "... focused on Science and Engineering Research; Medical Research; Undergraduate Education; and Southern California. Each of our grant programs invests in people and programs that are making a difference in the quality of life, now and for the future."

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