Funding Information - Non-federal and State Agencies

AT&T Foundation
The AT&T Foundation invests globally in projects that are at the intersection of community needs and AT&T's business interests. Emphasis is placed on programs that serve the needs of people in communities where AT&T has a significant business presence, initiatives that use technology in innovative ways, and programs in which AT&T employees are actively involved as contributors or volunteers.

American Cancer Society

American Chemical Society

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association funds research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease, stroke or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems. Awards are limited to nonprofit institutions such as medical, osteopathic and dental schools, veterinary schools, schools of public health, pharmacy schools, nursing schools, universities and colleges, public and voluntary hospitals, nonprofit institutions and Veterans Administrations. Funding is prohibited for awards at non-U.S. institutions. 

American Psychological Association: Science Awards & Funding Programs

Apple Computer, Inc.

Associated Western Universities, Inc.
Providing professional development through internship and fellowship programs for business, science, and engineering students, graduates, and faculty.

Captain Planet Foundation
The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) is to support hands-on environmental projects for youth in grades K-12. Our objective is to encourage innovative activities that empower children around the world to work individually and collectively as environmental stewards.

Carnegie Corporation of New York
The Corporation accepts requests for funding at all times of the year and welcomes inquiries from potential grantees whose work fits their strategic guidelines. There are no application deadlines.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting
CPB, a private, non-profit corporation created by Congress in 1967, is the steward of the federal government's investment in public broadcasting. It is the largest single source of funding for research, technology, and program development for public radio, television, and related online services.

Earthwatch Institute
Earthwatch is one of the largest private funders of scientific field research. Each year, the organization supports 130 to 140 field research projects with grants, and provides roughly 4,000 volunteer field assistants to scientists doing research around the world.

Edutopia (George Lucas Educational Foundation)
The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) is a non-profit operating foundation that documents and disseminates information about exemplary programs in K-12 schools to help these practices spread nationwide.

Gas Technology Institute

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields (natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, creative arts) except the performing arts . Fellowships are not available for students . The Foundation only supports individuals. It does not make grants to institutions or organizations.

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation
A tax exempt, not-for profit organization which provides fellowships tenable at over 40 of the nation's finest universities for graduate work leading to award of the Ph.D. degree in applications of the physical sciences.

George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation
The Foundation awards a limited number of fellowships each year for independent projects in fields selected on a rotational basis. Ten fellowships will be offered for the 2006-2007 fellowship year to support persons engaged in independent projects.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Through its grants to individuals and institutions, HHMI supports the efforts of scientists and educators, colleges and universities, museums, and biomedical research organizations.

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
IREX (the International Research & Exchanges Board) is an international nonprofit organization specializing in education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa, and Asia.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Much like other Federal agencies, offices and bureaus within the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) provide three types of funding to State, local, and private agencies and organizations: Formula (or Block), Discretionary, and Congressional Earmarks.

Kellogg (W.K.) Foundation
Grants are made in the four areas of health, food systems and rural development, youth and education, and philanthropy and volunteerism. All programming in these four interest areas is tailored to meet the needs of each geographic region.

Lemmermann Foundation Scholarship Awards
The Lemmermann Foundation awards scholarships every six months to University students, who need to study in Rome to carry out research and prepare their thesis concerning the period Pre-Roman to present day time in the subject areas of Literature, Archaeology, the History of Art and Roman culture.

James S. McDonnell Foundation
Founded in 1950 by aerospace pioneer James S. McDonnell, the Foundation was established to "improve the quality of life," and does so by contributing to the generation of new knowledge through its support of research and scholarship. The Foundation awards grants via the Foundation-initiated, peer-reviewed proposal processes described in the 21st Century Science Initiative.

Montana Academy of Sciences

Montana Board of Research and Commercialization
The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology was created by the 1999 Montana Legislature to provide a predictable and stable source of funding for research and commercialization projects to be conducted at research and commercialization centers in Montana.

Montana State Government

Montana University System Water Resources Center

National Research Council (Fellowships Office)
The Fellowship Office of PGA administers predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowship programs in research-based fields of study.

Nature Conservancy

Nieman Foundation for Journalism
The Nieman Fellowships are the oldest and best-known mid-career program for journalists in the world. The fellowships offer professional and intellectual enrichment at Harvard in hopes of elevating the standards and practices of journalism.

Northwest Power Planning Council

David and Lucile Packard Foundation
The Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the following program areas: Conservation and Science; Population; and Children, Families, and Communities. The Foundation provides national and international grants, and also has a special focus on the Northern California Counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Monterey.

Resources for the Future
Resources for the Future conducts basic and applied economic research and policy analysis to help people understand and make better decisions about the conservation and use of natural and environmental resources.

Scoville (Herbert Jr.) Peace Fellowship
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship was established in 1987 to provide college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security.  Twice yearly, the Fellowship's Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend six to nine months in Washington.

Sierra Club Foundation
The Sierra Club Foundation is a public charity whose mission is to provide financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations for tax deductible work. A range of environmental projects are funded which fall into the three general categories of public education, litigation, and training.

Sigma Xi
The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program provides undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences. The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision related research.

W.E. Upjohn Institute Grant Program
The Upjohn Institute funds research on a variety of issues related to employment and unemployment.The Institute awards both Research Grants and Mini-Grants. For Research Grants, the maximum funding amount is $75,000. For Mini-Grants, the maximum funding amount is $5,000.