National Institutes of Health medical & behavioral research grant opportunities.

The National Science Foundation awards grants and cooperative agreements for research and education in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Most NSF funding opportunities are divided into broad program areas: Biology, Computer and Information Sciences, Education, Engineering, Geosciences, Math, Physical Sciences, Polar Research, Science Statistics, Social, and Behavioral Sciences.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

The Department of Defense (Army) Basic Research Program supports a research program across the science and engineering fields that are most important to defense needs. The DoD investment is predominantly in engineering and the physical, environmental, math and computer sciences. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is the central research and development organization for DoD (

Grant applications submitted to the Department of Energy Office of Science must fit within these program areas: Biological and Environmental Research , Basic Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, and Planning & Analysis.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation provides grants for enabling technologies, community health, and emergency relief organizations are available through Requests for Proposals (RFPs) only. Grants for research related to selected diseases, particularly infectious diseases, are funded primarily through Letters of Inquiry.

Pfizer Inc, through its Public Health Group, awards Medical & Academic Partnerships (MAP) grants for research and education in academic medicine, health literacy, and public health.

The American Heart Association awards grants related to cardiovascular function and disease, stroke or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering/biotechnology, and public health problems - all basic disciplines as well as epidemiological, community and clinical investigations that bear on cardiovascular and stroke problems.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides grants to support projects in: health care access, chronic health conditions, promotion of healthy communities and lifestyles, and substance abuse. is the single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant making agencies.