UK Faculty Research Support Guide
Funds to support the programs in this guide flow from the University of Kentucky Research Foundation Inc. (UKRF), a not-for-profit Kentucky corporation established in 1945. UKRF serves as the university's agent in the receipt of all external grants & contracts, intellectual property income and other designated income; oversees the protection, development and commercialization of intellectual properties; and manages special cooperative agreements.
BHPr Grants Page
Site of grant information from the Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration. Files are available for downloading with Adobe Acrobat.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Contains information about federal activities that provide benefits and assistance to the American public. Information about financial and non-financial assistance programs is included.
A network of scientists and research organizations on the WWW. A link provides access to information about more than 15,000 awards around the world.
The Foundation Center
An independent non-profit clearinghouse established in 1956 to foster public understanding of the foundation field. Numerous links related to the funding process are provided.
This federal government portal site allows searchers to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies. Searching for funding prospects by keyword, funding agency, announcement date or application deadline, among other options.
National Institutes of Health Grants & Funding Opportunities
One of the world's foremost biomedical research centers and the federal focal point for biomedical research in the U.S. This site provides information about funding opportunities available from the NIH.
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Grants & Funding: Extramural Programs
Provides information about the Extramural Programs Division of NLM, the world's largest medical library. Information can be found about the available grants, which are intended to support research and development activities leading to improved use of biomedical knowledge.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering. According to information found at the site, the Foundation accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.
This National Network of Libraries of Medicine site provides numerous national and regional funding opportunities.
NN/LM Greater Midwest Region Funding
Excellent site for numerous funding opportunities. Annotations and direct links to funding-related sites on the WWW are provided as well as information about available print resources.
Robert Woods Johnson Foundation
Provides information about funding available from the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, whose mission is to improve the health and healthcare of all Americans.
Rural Health Outreach Grant Program
Provides information about the requirements and guidelines for the Rural Health Outreach Grant Program. The stated objectives for this grant program are "...to expand access to, coordinate, restrain the cost of, and improve the quality of essential health care services, including preventive and emergency services, through the development of integrated health care delivery systems or networks in rural areas and regions."
Sponsored Project Information Files (SPIFi)
This searchable database of externally-funded sponsored projects conducted at the University of Kentucky includes projects funded by a variety of federal, state, non-profit, and industry sponsors. Maintained by the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration.