http://www.colorado.edu/vcr/fundingawards. Portal for internal and external funding sources.
University Libraries' Grants and Grant Writing Research Guide:
Wise Law Library book resource: http://lawpac.colorado.edu/record=b135300.
Karen Cantrell & Denise Wallen, Funding for Law: Legal Education, Research & Study (Oryx Press, 1991)
LAW REFERENCE 2nd floor KF 266 .C36 1991
"Detailed descriptions of 497 funding sources available in the US, including fellowships for law school as well as grants for legal research and for legal services to community organizations and the underprivileged." This is an older text, but many of the grant funding organizations it mentions are still operating.
- PREAWARD: These OCG staff are assigned to Law and will consult with Colorado Law faculty on proposal preparation and submission. They require a mininum of 5 business days lead time. Kathryn Snider, Senior Proposal Analyst. Phone: 303-735-5581. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Allison Fischer, Proposal Analyst. Phone: 303-735-6754. Email: email@example.com. Powerpoint presentation for Law Faculty on April 15, 2015: Proposal Development Basics
- POSTAWARD: These OCG staff will review, negotiate, accept, and assist with managing awards:
Colorado Grants Guide (annual, subscription-based): "The Colorado Grants Guide is Colorado's leading online tool for grant funding research. This comprehensive resource guide contains over 750 profiles of local foundations and trusts, corporations, national funders, and government agencies that support Colorado nonprofit organizations. The searchable database allows grantseekers to research funders and provides critical information like giving interests, application criteria, guidelines, deadlines, and past grantee information." It must be accessed on-site in Norlin Library.
NATIONAL -- See also: Funding for Law Research
U.S. Government Resources
To research ALL open federal government grants (Grants.gov): "Grants.gov is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget. Under the President's Management Agenda, the office was chartered to deliver a system that provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. Today, the Grants.gov system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for 26 federal grant-making agencies."
- To track and manage National Science Foundation grants: "Research.gov provides grants management for the research community. Research.gov will become the replacement for FastLane, providing quick access to research information and grants management services, all in one location."
To research ALL federal government grants that have been awarded previously (USAspending.gov): USAspending.gov is the publicly accessible, searchable website mandated by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to give the American public access to information on how their tax dollars are spent. Federal agencies are required to report the name of the entity receiving the award, the amount of the award, the recipient's location, the place of performance location, as well as other information."
Foundation Directory Online: The nation's leading online funding research database, developed by the Foundation Center, a national nonprofit service organization. Foundation Directory Online, updated weekly, is compiled from IRS information returns, grantmaker websites, annual reports, printed application guidelines, philanthropic press, etc. It encompasses more than 140,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the US. Foundation Directory Online includes grantmaker profiles for the top 10,000 foundations and detailed grant descriptions searchable by ZIP code, congressional district, and more. You can access the database on campus or by using VPN when off campus.
Associate Director of Faculty Services and Research
Tel: 303 492-2705
GCAH provides support for individual research or creative work, special events, travel to further research or creative work, travel to present such research or creative work at venues that enhance one’s research and creative activity, and short visits by scholars and artists from outside the University. Upon recommendation of the GCAH, the Dean of the Graduate School offers the following grants/awards:
All awards made by GCAH are contingent upon the availability of funds. The Committee uses the National Endowment for the Humanities' definition of the humanities:
“The term ‘humanities’ includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following: language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archaeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism and theory of the arts; those aspects of social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and the study and application of the humanities to the human environment with particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history and to the relevance of the humanities to the current conditions of national life.”