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Funding Opportunities

The following are direct links to funding opportunities for faculty and graduate students.  Many of these sites provide access to RSS (Really Simple News Syndication) and registration for personal funding notices. To find funding sources, click here.


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Faculty awards are made available at the university level.  This list is compiled by the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and includes all UMD and USM awards: .  Included is a searchable database of award opportunities, suitable for use by all campus faculty.

Limited Submissions
Funding Opportunities, complied by the Associate Vice President for Research, that require University endorsement or nomination (limited submissions):


The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program “accelerates the commercialization of technology in Maryland by jointly funding collaborative R&D projects between companies and University System of Maryland faculty.”


Federal Government  The federal government has developed as a central resource for government grant funding opportunities and submissions.

In addition, federal agencies have additional information and guidance documents related to their programs:

National Institutes for Health (NIH):

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality (AHRQ):

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA):

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):

Administration on Aging (AoA):

Administration for Children and Families (ACF):

National Science Foundation (NSF):



Foundations provide another source of funding.  These are few general and specific resources:

The Foundation Center facilitates connections to grantmakers:

Grantmakers In Health  highlights health issues and supports foundations interested in health:

Robert Wood Johnson:

Kellogg Foundation:


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