These funding programs are available for NDSU researchers only:
- RCA Funding Opportunities
- Graduate School Fellowships and Awards Listing
- ND EPSCoR Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
- NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association Grants
- NDSU Impact Fund
Various funding opportunities are available from a number of Federal agencies. For more information and resources, see the Federal Funding page.
These agencies have funded projects in North Dakota and Minnesota:
- Commodity Organizations - National, Regional, and State-level
- North Dakota and Minnesota Grant Agencies
The Foundation Center offers a number of free resources to assist you in finding information about U.S. private foundations.
(NOTE: The Foundation Center and Guidestar are combining forces to become Candid, a new nonprofit organization.)
- 990 Finder
- Listing of Currently Active RFPs (Requests for Proposals)
- Foundation Stats - data and statistics regarding foundations
- FDO Quick Start (requires you to register, though registration is free) - allows you to search for information about specific foundations by Foundation/Organization name and by location
- Subscribe to Newsletters such as RFP Bulletin, a weekly roundup of recently announced RFPs from private, corporate, and government funding sources.
Also see: UCLA List of Private Foundations
While not comprehensive, this list provides examples of some grant programs that target early career faculty and new investigators:
- NSF CAREER Program
- NIH Early Stage Investigators (ESI)
- HHMI, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Simons Foundation - Faculty Scholars Program
- ONR (Navy) Young Investigator Program (YIP)
- AFOSR (Air Force) Young Investigator Program (YIP)
- DARPA Young Faculty Award
- Beckman Young Investigator Program for Chemistry and the Life Sciences
- American Chemical Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund (PRF)
- NARSAD, the Mental Health Research Association Young Investigator Awards
- American Heart Association
- Burroughs Wellcome Fund Support for Biomedical Scientists
- AFAR Research Grants in the field of Aging Research
- William T. Grant Foundation Scholar Awards
If you are new to grant writing, also check out the Proposal Development Resources webpage.