The purpose of this website is to assist UT Southwestern faculty, staff, and students locate funding opportunities. This site covers:
- A Guide for Proposal Writing from the National Science Foundation
- Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal–by S. Joseph Levine, Ph.D. Provides both instructions on how to write a funding proposal and actual examples of a completed proposal.
- The Grantsmanship Center. Provides links to online resources for grant seekers, proposal writing training sessions, and an online magazine.
- Philanthropy Southwest. This website for grantmakers also provides tips on proposal writing and a form that can be used as a boilerplate for proposals, as well as information on finding resources for grantseekers. The GFIS book collection includes their directory, a handy resource for PSW granters.
- The Art of Grantsmanship – A useful guide by Dr. Jacob Kraicer of the University of Toronto Department of Physiology; its specifically for medical researchers, but of interest to anyone looking for funding.
- Developing And Writing Grant Proposals from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
- NIH Guide
- NSF Grant Proposal Guide
- NIH Grant Writing Tips Sheets
- All About Grants: Tutorials and Samples
- All About Grants Podcast
- Research Services – The UT Southwestern Library provides free personalized research support to the faculty, staff, and students of UT Southwestern Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals.
- SciVal Funding – Supports researchers and research administrators in the pre-award stage of the funding process. Delivers quick and comprehensive access to current funding opportunities and award information, allowing users to find the right funding opportunities, analyze the funding environment, and maximize award chances.
- SciVal Experts -> INFLUUENT – An expertise profiling and research networking tool that helps users find researchers with specific areas of expertise for collaboration and enables researchers in your institution to demonstrate their activities to the global research community. Data is pre-populated with deep publication histories from Elsevier’s Scopus, which makes it easier to find experts and form teams within your institution and across organizations. Inside HigherEd Article: ‘Partner or Perish’ by Carl Straumsheim
- Federal Funding – Multi-department/agency search tools, agency/ department specific resources
- State Resources
- Top Giving Foundations: TX – The following list of top giving foundations in TX is derived from The Grantsmanship Center’s funding databases. All of the foundations listed have been prescreened to ensure that they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate an interest in receiving proposals. This also means that some foundations who give large amounts of money have been omitted because they do not meet these qualifications.
- Community Foundations in Texas – Community Foundations are nonprofit, tax-exempt, publicly-supported grantmaking organizations. These foundations are public charities, since they develop broad support from many unrelated donors with a wide range of charitable interests in a specific community.
- Corporate Giving Programs: TX -Many corporations feel a sense of responsibility to give back to the communities in which they do business. These corporations have either direct giving programs, foundations, sponsorship programs, in-kind donations, product donations, volunteer programs, or matching gift programs.