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Public Health

Guide to selected resources in Public Health.


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a selected list of funding opportunities in public health. 

Guides and Tutorials

Finding Grants

  • Foundation directory -- Accessible through UMD Libraries Database Finder, the Foundation Directory online is the leading resource in the world of philanthropy. It provides everything about U.S. foundations and their millions of grants around the world. Search up to nine databases at once — grantmakers, companies, grants, 990s, RFPs, philanthropy news, foundation-sponsored publications, nonprofit literature, and jobs. Includes descriptions of more than 100,000 Community Foundations; Corporate Giving Programs, Operating Foundations, Private Grantmaking Foundations (independent and company-sponsored foundations); and Grantmaking Public Charities.

UMD Resources

Use these links to find University of Maryland (UMD) resources 

related to research funding.


UMD Division of Research (Finding Funding)

Services provided by the UMD Division of Research: i.e. providing seed funds to enhance faculty research, facilitating the securing of external funding, administering sponsored programs, and supporting technology transfer to the business.

Books at the UMD Libraries

This link opens and searches the UMD Libraries online catalog for books on research support. Some suggested keywords are Research grantsGrants-in-aidProposal writing for grants.

Foundations, Organizations, and Other Sources

Use these links to find external (i.e. non-UMD) resources related to research funding 

from foundations, organizations and other sources.


Annenberg Foundation

Funds programs in education and youth development; arts, culture and humanities; civic and community life; health and human services; and animal services and the environment.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

The mission of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is to help reduce health disparities by strengthening community-based health care worker capacity, integrating medical care and community-based supportive services, and mobilizing communities in the fight.

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

This foundation supports four national grant-making programs: the Arts Program, the Child Abuse Prevention Program, the Environment Program and the Medical Research Program. It also supports the African Health Initiative.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

​​Grants to improve health and health care.