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Grant and Foundation Information

Grant and Foundation Information

Where's the money? How do I find it? Welcome to Grants and Foundations, your Wilmer on-line source for funding opportunities, grant recipients and foundations. Also included on this page is updated information on NIH's Request for Applications RFAs and Program Announcements, PAs. If you have any suggestions or would like to add a search engine to this webpage, please E-mail Pat Tracey ( This web site may have some duplications in search engines.

Webpage Funding Sources for Researching Grants & Foundations:

American Federation for Aging Research, AFAR -
AFAR is a leading, national non-profit organization, dedicated to supporting biomedical-aging research. In 2001, FAR will award more than $9 million to some 200 talented junior faculty, fellows and students.

The Community of Science -
This search engine will let you search by foundation or search criteria.

Computer Retrieval of Information on scientific projects. Database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions. NIH grants; active and historical awards, and some other HSS agencies such as FDA.

GrantsNet - Search for Grants and review the funding directory. This is a good research source.

 The National Eye Institute (NEI) -
The National Eye Institute (NEI) continues to enjoy substantial budget increases. These new funding mechanisms are described in detail at the above web address.

Research WebNotes -
Research WebNotes is published the first Wednesday of each month. Previous issues are archived and searchable. The School of Medicine
puts out this web page and covers human subjects, animal research, licensing and business development, research compliance, biosafety,
funding opportunities, grants and contract procedures, and editorials.

Iris (University of Illinois) - 
This search engine will bring up private foundations, Corporations, and Professional Associations.

NIH (Office of Extramural Research) -
New format for Request for Applications (RFAs) and Program Announcements(PAs).

National Science Foundation, NSF Award Data Database -
NSF grants: active and historical awards

The Foundation Center -
The Foundation Center is an information clearinghouse on foundations. The Foundation Center (FC) has a database that can search grant recipients and foundations. There is a database located at Enoch Pratt Library(Cathedral Street). For your information, there is also a FC database available at the Homewood Development office. Contact Pat Tracey 5-2777, for additional information on database searches by foundations and grants. Although there is no charge to use the Foundation Center database at Enoch Pratt they do accept donations. You cannot do searches on this web page unless you are an associated partner. The cost for membership is between $200-$400.


  1. Enoch Pratt - no charge; contact Enoch Pratt ahead of time; (Harriett Jenkins, #396-5320).
  2. Homewood Development Office


Directory of Biomedical and Health Care Grants 2001, Author, Jeremy Miner (Welch Lib)
Listings given by subject, program type and travel grants
Database: Located at the Kennedy Kreiger Library - no charge
Call ahead to reserve computer

Foundations - 2003 Annual Register of Grant Support (Enoch Pratt Library)


The Urban Update
(a newsletter of the Urban Health Institute for the Johns Hopkins University and the East Baltimore Community) had several grant notices in the issue for February 2001.