Cardinal Cushing Library

Grants/Grant Writing

Web Sites: General Resources
  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
    Describes over 2,000 federal assistance programs. Select Advanced Search Form and, then, select Programs  to browse by agency or use the Advanced Search  to search by agency, applicant eligibility, and assistance type. For information on grant writing, select General Info from the top menu and, then, Writing Grants.
  • Ford Foundation: Grants
    Provides grants and fellowships for a variety of issues, including Democratic and Accountable Government; Economic Fairness; Education; Freedom of Expression; Human Rights; Gender, Sexuality and Reproductive Justice; Metropolitan Opportunity; and Sustainable Development.
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
    W.K. Kellogg Foundation "works with communities to create conditions for vulnerable children so they can realize their full potential in school, work and life." Click Grants to search past awards. Click Apply for a Grant to learn more about the application process.
  • The Foundation Center
    Explore the Gain Knowledge and Find Funding top menu options. Search the Foundation Directory Online at the left bottom corner of the homepage.
  • Fulbright Scholar Program
    The Fulbright Scholar Program provides international teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals.
    The primary resource for finding and applying for federal grants. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
    "Often characterized as 'midcareer' awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts."
  • Smithsonian Fellowship Opportunities
    Information about fellowships through the Institution as well as other fellowship opportunities.
Web Sites: Business/Human Resources
Web Sites: Humanities
Web Sites: Nursing
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    For information about grant opportunities, select Funding & Grants from the top menu. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
  • National League for Nursing
    From the Quick Links drop down menus, select Research Data, Research Priorities and Research Grants among other options.
  • National Institute of Nursing Research
    Click on Research & Funding. Extramural and Intramural research are supported by NINR. The Extramural Research Program supports the work of scientists in universities, teaching hospitals, and other organizations outside NINR. The Intramural Research Program supports scientists at NINR on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
Web Sites: Science
Web Sites
  • Directory of Financial Aids for Women REFERENCE LB2338 .D564 2014-2016
  • Financial Aid for African Americans REFERENCE LB2338 .F5643 2014-2016
  • “How To” Grants manual Restricted Resource
  • Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study in History, Art, Science REFERENCE Q11.S8 S86 current volume
    Contains information about fellowships available at the Institution.