Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Grants information for patient care programs, quality of life issues and other healthcare concerns. This site is a part of DHHS. The research findings are organized by topic/month, data and survey information, child welfare, minority health, and women's health. State and local policymakers info for researchers- displays health service research findings in a user-friendly format. CONQUEST- a computerized needs-oriented quality measurement evaluation system for collecting and evaluating clinical performance measures- numerous mental health areas.
Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (CRISP) This is a searchable database of biomedical research projects funded by the US Department of Health and Human services. CRISP includes projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ), and Office of Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH). Researchers can use the CRISP interface to search for scientific concepts, emerging trends and techniques, or identify specific projects and/or investigators.
Environmental Protection Agency Includes a few listings of grants that encourage proposals from all behavioral, social, and economic sciences. Grants would require collaborative work but certainly require assessment of topics of interest to social work (e.g. health disparities, income distribution, are parents willing to pay to protect current/future health of kids, etc.) This site is easy to use and scan.
Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 federal grant programs and provides access to approximately $400 billion in annual awards. Grants.gov is the source for finding and applying for federal government grants.
Grantsmanship Center Provides links to federal websites and you can choose to go straight to the funding/grant section. They also provide general information, links and daily updates of new grant announcements.
MU Office of Research provides a compilation of links for various funders.
National Science Foundation (NSF) is a government site listing funding and information for research and education in science and engineering. The Social and Behavioral Sciences Program Area includes topics relevant to social work. NSF is responsible for the distribution of about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for basic research. They periodically host grant conferences and dates are listed on their website.
Social Science Research Council (SSRC) An independent not-for-profit organization that seeks to advance social science throughout the world and supports research, education and scholarly exchange on every continent. The SSRC quarterly publication is cataloged as are additional sources of information. The current issue of SSRC publication has a discussion of interdisciplinary research.
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