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GovCon lists contracting opportunities in the Federal Government through the Commerce Business Daily. This site also has employment opportunities, teaming opportunities, and a wealth of other grant application information.

National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation is an independent U.S. Government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through programs that invest over $3.3 billion per year in almost 20,000 research and education projects in science and engineering.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, also offers grant and contract opportunities.

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, a division of SAMHSA, offers grants for studies of women and violence, the effectiveness of treatments for adolescents, methamphetamine treatment, and other studies focusing on substance abuse treatment.

U.S. Agency for International Development
The U.S. Agency for International Development's business opportunities and procurements page.

U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education offers grant and contract funding in numerous topic areas, including drug and violence prevention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer funding opportunities in numerous areas of health and prevention, including HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information offers numerous funding opportunities in the substance abuse field.


There are a wide variety of corporations that offer funding. Visit The Foundation Center’s page of corporate grantmakers for a comprehensive list.



The Foundation Center
Provides a comprehensive list of organizations that offer funding to individuals and organizations, with a focus on nonprofits and foundations.
A brief list of foundations follows.

The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Foundation
Offers research fellowships in the biomedical and social sciences, with emphasis on drug abuse research. Contact them at: 375 Park Avenue, Suite 3303, New York, New York 10021, (212) 838-8525.

The Andrew Mellon Foundation
Funds medical and public health research and education. Contact them at: 140 East 62nd Street, New York, New York 10021, (212) 838-8400.

Carnegie Corporation of New York
Supports the health and education of children and youth. Contact them at: 437 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022, (212) 371-3200.

The Ford Foundation
Offers predoctoral fellowships for minorities to help increase the number of minorities on university faculties. Contact them at: 320 East 43rd Street, New York, New York 10017, (212) 573-5000.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Supports health services, health education, nursing, AIDS research, alcoholism, and drug abuse research. Contact them at: P.O. Box 2316, Princeton, New Jersey 08543, (609) 452-8701.


American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association runs a minority fellowship program, which offers training fellowships in the form of stipend support and professional development networks to students enrolled in doctoral programs in clinical, counseling, and school psychology, especially to those students interested in careers related to substance abuse treatment and prevention.

National Research Council
The National Research Council offers several postdoctoral programs, including a research associateship program.

GrantsNet offers opportunities for training in the biological and medical sciences.

Community of Science
Community of Science links researchers worldwide through information products available on the World Wide Web.

*Thanks to the Office of Minority Health for information about these resources.





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