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Biomedical Sciences Toolkit

Tips for Using Funding Databases

✽ Use databases of active funding opportunities to identify current funding announcements relevant to your project.

✽ Use databases of awarded grants to

  • Find examples of successfully funded projects in your field.  Search by topic keyword or Principal Investigator name.

  • See the types of research funded by a particular funding body (foundation, agency, association).

✽ Use Foundation Directory Online to identify organizations, their funding priorities, and projects they've funded.

✽ Also go directly to agency, foundation, and professional association websites relevant for your field.

UW Libraries Funding Research Guides

Use these guides to find funding information and specialized databases.

Electronic Books on Grant Writing

Health Sciences Grant Writing Advice