The Foundation Center is the primary source of information on private foundations in the United States. The Center fosters public understanding of foundations and the development of grant proposals to foundations, collecting, organizing, and disseminating information and conducting training sessions.
"Grants.gov" is the primary site on the web to find and apply for Federal Grants. The site offers search by keyword and more specific search criteria.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has funding opportunities available that invite grant or cooperative agreements (a combination of grant and contract) in well-defined scientific areas to accomplish specific program objectives. Complementary and alternative medicine is an area of growing interest at NIH. Student, post-doctoral, or clinical opportunities are available.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research and funding in science and engineering through grants, contracts and cooperative agreements. News and special notices are available on a variety of topics. NSF has received increased funding this year and intends to announce a number of new initiatives in the coming months with special concentration in educational projects.