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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Carle Illinois Virtual Library

This guide serves as the portal to library content for faculty and students of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine


A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 13-1, was issued on October 4, 2012 and is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 14, 2013. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 13-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online (FDO)

Self-guided tutorials are available on the FDO website. The University Library also offers general grant-finding workshops in their Savvy Researcher Workshop series.

Grant Forward

Welcome back, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Researcher. Move your project forward with Grant Forward.

Private Funding

List of Private Funding Resorces from CHAD:

Foundation and Private Funding Resources

Government Funding

from CHAD: - is a single port for all Federally funded agencies. You can search for grant opportunities throughout the federal government or see a weekly listing of grant opportunities.

Help for New Investigators - these "All About Grants" tutorials help biomedical investigators, especially new ones, plan, write, and apply for the basic NIH research project grant, the R01. Our advice comes from the knowledge and experience of NIAID staff, including former NIH grantees, and should be considered as opinion only. Differing opinions may exist.

Health Services Research Projects in Progress - information about ongoing health services research and public health projects.

Commerce Business Daily - Issued by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), and published on the Web by Community of Science, FedBizOpps (FBO) lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other procurement information over $25,000 - all updated daily.

The Foundation Center Online - the nation's leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

National Research Council Fellowship Office - administers predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowship programs in research-based fields of study.

NIH Funding Opportunities: Grants Page - contains the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts.

DHHS Agencies - groups within Department of Health and Human Services that offer funding.