Funding Resources and Databases

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In addition to federal funding resources such as and the National Science Foundation, Johns Hopkins employees, staff, and students have access to the following online databases of federal, foundation, and corporate funding opportunities.

Private Funding Sources:

  • The Foundation Directory Online: full professional access is available through the library website to this resource of more than 100,000 independent, community, corporate, and operating foundations, and public charities.

Federal and Private Funding:

  • Grant Forward: online database of federal and private funding opportunities that provides keyword search capability, email alert mechanisms, and is highly sortable (i.e. applicant type, deadline, source, grant type, etc.). This system may be used free of charge from any JHU IP address.

Development and Alumni Relations

In addition to these external funding databases, each division of Johns Hopkins University has Development and Alumni Relations staff to assist with proposal development and locating funding resources.  See the following for contact information: Applied Physics Laboratory, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Carey Business School, Center for Talented Youth, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Peabody Institute, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Sheridan Libraries & University Museums (scroll to External Affairs), and the Whiting School of Engineering.