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GME 6990: Capstone Project: Federal, Illinois, & Private Grants

Federal Grants

The NIOSH extramural research and training programs include diverse portfolios of investigator initiated research, mentored research scientist career development awards, training programs, and small business innovation research projects. Multidisciplinary education and research centers, state surveillance programs, and global occupational health initiatives complement the breadth and depth of extramural research and training at NIOSH.



Illinois Grants

EGrAMS is an Electronic Grants Administration & Management System utilized by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for end-to-end grants management. This tool allows applicants, grantees, and grantors to interact in a web based setting, enabling greater awareness, accountability, and analysis throughout the life cycle of a grant.

The purpose of DFI is to increase the number of underrepresented faculty and staff in Illinois institutions of higher education and higher education governing boards. 

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity’s mission is to support and maintain a climate that enables a strong economy. Our grant programs support this mission by providing funds to organizations throughout Illinois for many different purposes.

The State Board of Education offers numerous direct grant opportunities through state and federal funds received by the agency. In addition, there are opportunities for school districts to apply directly to federal agencies or private/corporate foundations for funding.

Springfield Memorial Foundation secures charitable gifts, identifies needs, and provides funding through grants that support patient care, education and research throughout Memorial Health and the Springfield community. 


Private Foundation Grants

Dissertation, Research Leave, Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants

Lumina focuses on issues that will examine access and success in education beyond high school.

This organization offers grants related to supporting individuals with disabilities in three areas: ability awareness, leadership development, and employment preparation.

Provides funding for research projects that study education in the United States and abroad.

Supports educational research. Current focus is on how youth settings "work" (including schools) and examining evidence used to inform policies related to youth.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports children, families and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society.