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Edward G. Miner Library

Genomics: Funding Resources

Genomics in Research: A Library Guide for Scientists and Scholars

Grant Finding Databases 🔭 💰


A centralized, searchable database of more than 1,000 different grant programs across federal grant-making agencies awarding more than $500 billion annually.

Foundation Directory Online

Included is a database of the entire universe of U.S. foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant-making public charities, plus a growing number of non-U.S. grant-makers; a database of sponsoring companies, offering a quick pathway to corporate funders; a database of recently awarded grants.


Large global database of sponsored funding opportunities.

Private Funders

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), an independent nonprofit, nongovernmental organization located in Washington, DC, was authorized by Congress in 2010.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

HHMI is a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance biomedical research and science education for the benefit of humanity.

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and child well-being, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.

The Commonwealth Fund

The Fund supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund's grant making strategies support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but are currently undervalued and underfunded.