Foundations and Professional Organizations

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Private Foundations: Many private foundations provide funding opportunities for basic, clinical and public health research and related programs. The Foundation Center provides a wealth of information on foundations and fundraising, and finding funders. The Office of Research oversees submissions to foundations submitted in response to a specific announcement. The UNTHSC Office of Institutional Advancement oversees foundation funding pertaining to unsolicited proposals and should be contacted before an unsolicited foundation funding proposal is submitted.

A partial list of foundations providing funding is:
American Cancer Society
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Cancer Treatment Research Foundation
Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
American Psychiatric Foundation
Josiah Macy Foundation
March of Dimes
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation
American Health Information Management Association
American Federation for Medical Research
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Samueli Institute

Professional Associations: Many professional Associations provide information on grants and funding opportunities on their web sites.

A partial list of professional Associations with UNTHSC faculty as members providing funding is:
Alzheimer’s Association
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Osteopathic Association
American Psychiatric Association
American College of Surgeons Resident
American Lung Association
American Academy of Family Physicians