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Links to funding databases and sponsors


SPIN: proprietary database for funding searches and receiving funding alerts. primary governmental website portal to announce Federal grant opportunities

Grant Advisor Plus: proprietary database for funding information

Foundation Center: the leading association of private sponsors

Federal BizOpps (Commerce Business Daily): information on federal contracts including broad agency announcements

Federal Register: a daily federal publication announcing all grants issued by federal agencies.

Sponsors (Federal)

Agency for International Development (USAID)

Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Army Research Office

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Energy

Environmental Protection Agency

Housing and Urban Development

Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institutes of Health

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Science Foundation

Office of Naval Research

Sponsors (Private)

Local and Regional

Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts

Grantsmakers Managers Advisors Foundation

Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Henry P. Kendall Foundation

Jessie B. Cox Trust

Mass Humanities

Thoreau Foundation



American Council of Learned Societies

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 

Annenberg Foundation 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 

Babcock Foundation 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Carnegie Foundation of New York

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Program) 

Ford Foundation

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

Howard Hughes Medical Foundation

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

J. Paul Getty Trust

Keck Foundation

Kellogg Foundation

MacDowell Colony

National Humanities Center

Open Society Foundations

Pew Charitable Trust

Russell Sage Foundation

Rockefeller Foundation

Sloan Foundation

Social Science Research Council

Spencer Foundation

Teagle Foundation

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research