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Funding Opportunities

This list provides access to a broad range of funding opportunities for TB programs. Listed in this section are organizations that offer funding opportunities in the biomedical sciences and Website s that provide databases listing additional opportunities. Contact the organizations and search the databases for information on current TB funding initiatives.

Disclaimer: The information on the Find TB Resources Website is made available as a public service. Neither the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor the National Prevention Information Network endorses the organizations, Website s, and materials presented. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate this information prior to use based on individual, community, and organizational needs and standards.


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
This foundation provides funding for programs that increase access to innovations in education, technology, and global health. In the past, they have provided funds for TB prevention and drug development.
PO Box 23350
Seattle, WA 97102
206-709-3100 (Voice)

Conservation, Food, and Health Foundation
This foundation supports special projects and programs directed by nonprofit organizations serving the developing world in three primary fields of interest: conservation, food, and health. In the past, the fund has supported programs related to TB treatment and health care.
Grants Management Associates
77 Summer Street, Eighth Floor
Boston, MA 02110
617-426-7172 (Voice)
617-426-5441 (Fax)

The Foundation Center
This site provides information on funding sources and on training programs in proposal writing and grantsmanship.
79 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
212-620-4230 (Voice)
212-691-1828 (Fax)

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
This site provides the general public with program and application information related to HRSA's competitive grant offerings.
5600 Fishers Lane
Parklawn Building
Rockville, MD 20857
301-443-3376 (Voice)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
This site links users to NIAID-sponsored funding information and provides a "tool box" with instructions and advice for completing grant applications.
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, Room 7A-27
Bethesda, MD 20892-2425
301-496-4634 (Voice)

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
This site provides opportunities for fellowships, grants and other awards, including awards from members of the Partners project.

Research to the Presidential Vaccine Initiative-Overcoming the Tuberculosis Latency Challenge
The purpose of this fund is to stimulate investigator-initiated research to elucidate the mechanisms underlying persistent, asymptomatic infection with M. tuberculosis.
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Division of Extramural Activities
6700-B Rockledge Drive
Room 2118, MSC-7614
Bethesda, MD 20892-7614
301-402-5601 (Voice)

Soros Foundation
The Soros Foundation's Open Society Institute (OSI) is an active partner in the global fight to control TB. OSI's Public Health Program seeks to provide grants that: 1) promote the development of evidence-based public health policy; 2) expand the development of needed public health infrastructure and human resources; 3) strengthen the technical and interpersonal skills, as well as the professional values, of health practitioners; and 4) encourage public involvement in health policymaking and programs.
400 West 59th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10024
212-547-6919 (Voice)
212-548-4610 (Fax)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This site provides information on funding, grant, contract, research, and training opportunities, with links to each of the agencies under the auspices of this organization.
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20201
202-619-0257 (Voice)
877-696-6775 (Toll-Free)

Wellcome Trust
This trust offers grants for research in the following general areas: biomedical research, technology transfer, history of medicine research, research in biomedical ethics, and public engagement in science.

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Community of Sciences
This Internet research service provides access to over 23,000 records providing scientific grant and funding information. They offer a "funding alert" that will e-mail you the latest funding opportunities in your area of interest.

CRISP, which stands for "Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects," is a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions.

National Institute of Health (NIH), Grants and Funding Opportunities
This site provides a variety of tools for finding information on funding opportunities in the biomedical sciences, including the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, a link to an NIH site dedicated to Biomedical Research Training Resources and Opportunities, and CRISP-a searchable biomedical database of federally-supported proposed research conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions.

NPIN Funding Database
CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) Funding Database: This database will help the user find private and government funding opportunities for community-based and HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB service organizations. Included are details about eligibility requirements, application processes, and deadlines.

Research: News, Analysis, Funding, Data
This site provides research-based funding opportunities and information on research policy from throughout the world. From the largest research council to the smallest private charity, from travel grants to industry fellowships, the team of analysts has compiled funding opportunities containing over 7,000 open calls for funding.

Science: Grants and Funding
Formerly called Grants Net, this is a listing of other sources users can search for information on funding programs. Many of them, however, require a subscription for access.

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