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Funding Sources for Social Work Research
      
 

The funding sources below can help GSS faculty find funding for research, training, and other projects which further our school's mission.  This information can also keep you in touch with funding trends in different areas of interest.

While GSS may not be eligible for some of these funding opportunities, they may provide the basis for you to collaborate with an eligible entity, such as a community-based organization.  You can also advise colleagues in eligible agencies of the availability of funds to support their programs.


LISTSERVS, NEWSLETTERS & ELECTRONIC DATABASES


Grants.gov
To receive email notifications or RSS feeds of grant opportunities from the federal government.
www07.grants.gov/applicants/email_subscription.jsp

SWRnet: www.bu.edu/swrnet

InfoEd: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Home/GridResults


FOUNDATIONS & CORPORATIONS


Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation

Deadlines:    November 1 and April 15
Amount:       2 yrs / Up to $20,000 total
www.fahsbeckfund.org/grant_programs.html

Grants of up to $20,000 are available to help support the research of faculty members or post-doctoral researchers affiliated with non-profit human service organizations in the United States and Canada.  Areas of interest to the Fund are: studies to develop, refine, evaluate, or disseminate innovative interventions designed to prevent or ameliorate major social, psychological, behavioral, or public health problems affecting children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or studies that have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about such problems. 


Foundation for Child Development
Deadline:    November 3
Amount:       up to $150,000 for use over 1 to 3 years

http://fcd-us.org/grants

Young Scholars Program: The goals of this program are to: (1) stimulate both basic and policy-relevant research about the early education, health, and well-being of immigrant children from birth to age 10, particularly those who are living in low-income families; and to (2) support the career development of young investigators (from the behavioral and social sciences or in an allied professional field) to attain tenure or who have received tenure in the last four years from a college or university in the United States. 


The Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund
Deadline:    February 29
Amount:       1 yr / $20,000 or 2 yrs / $40,000

www.socialservicegrants.org/fgp.html

The mission of the Silberman Faculty Grant Program (FGP) is to support the systematic investigation of innovations in social work practice, policy, and education.  Its objective is to encourage full-time faculty of CSWE accreditation MSW programs to contribute to the knowledge base and methodology employed in the education process by undertaking research and preparing professional journal and book publications.


FEDERAL



AIDS/HIV


The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
www.ahcpr.gov:80/fund

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov/about/business/funding.htm
 

Health Resources and Services Administration
www.hrsa.gov/grants

 

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/Pages/default.aspx


Aging

Administration on Aging (of HHS)
www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Grants/index.aspx


National Institute on Aging
www.nia.nih.gov/GrantsAndTraining

 
Children & Families
 
The Administration for Children and Families
www.acf.hhs.gov/grants


The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
aspe.hhs.gov/info/funding.shtml


Health Resources and Services Administration
www.hrsa.gov/grants


National Institute of Justice
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/funding/welcome.htm


Health


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/about/business/funding.htm


Health Resources and Services Administration
www.hrsa.gov/grants


National Institute for Child Health and Human Development
www.nichd.nih.gov/funding


International

 

Fogarty International Center
www.fic.nih.gov/programs/research_grants

Fulbright Programs
www.iie.org/cies


 
Mental Health


The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
www.ahcpr.gov:80/fund


National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
www.nimh.nih.gov/research-funding/index.shtml


National Institute for Child Health and Human Development
www.nichd.nih.gov/funding


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
www.samhsa.gov/grants

Minorities

Office of Refugee Resettlement
www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/funding/index.htm


Schools / Education


US Department of Education
ed.gov/funding.html

 

Substance Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse
drugabuse.gov/funding


Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration
www.samhsa.gov/grants

Women

Health Resources and Services Administration
www.hrsa.gov/grants

 

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