Funding Opportunities funding sources Heading link Copy link Education Grants The VPUAAP Innovation Fund supports projects that enhance student success and timely degree completion at UIC. Open Textbook Incentive Program Faculty support for open educational resources (OER). GENERAL DATABASES Heading link Copy link Upcoming Grant Opportunities Listings of grant provider, funding amount, and grant program information provided as a campus resource from UIC Advancement. Duke Funding Opportunities Database Active funding opportunities and fellowships divided by discipline and eligibility Federal Register The Federal Register provides access to a wide range of Federal benefits and opportunities for funding. Grants.gov A storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and access to approximately $40 billion in annual awards First Gov-Nonprofits Official info from the U.S. government on grant resources, tax information and management for Nonprofits. Grants Net The first stop grant seekers should make on the Internet to learn about how to access resources at HHS. GrantsSelect A daily updated site that provides more that 10,000 funding opportunities. FundsNet A comprehensive website offering tips to grant makers, links to funders sites, and resources for grant writers. FEDERAL AGENCIES Heading link Copy link National Science Foundation (NSF) Current funding opportunities for the National Science Foundation. National Institute of General Medical Sciences Grant writing tips for new NIH grant applicants. U.S. Department of Education Grants A comprehensive list of U.S. Department of Education grants that are currently open. FOUNDATIONS & INSTITUTES Heading link Copy link Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Grant competitions and education programs sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Doris Duke Chartiable Foundation Supporting performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and the prevention of child abuse. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grants in support of original research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economics W.M. Keck Foundation Funding discoveries in science, engineering, medical research, and education Helmsley Charitable Trust Supporting research in health, selected place-based initiatives, and education and human services Spencer Foundation The Spencer Foundation invests in education research that cultivates learning and transforms lives.