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Locating Grants and Funding Sources: Home

This guide provides information and resources on finding sources for grant funding


This guide will provide links to resources at the Library and online to assist you in your path to locating sources for grants and tips and tricks for writing and winning these awards.

CSUSB Resources

Where to Start Looking

Primary sources of grant funding:

  • Federal Government
  • State Government
  • Private Foundations

You may also find opportunities through professional organizations and other educational institutions.



Different types of funding

What are the types of funding?

Grants:  funding to support innovative efforts, creative projects, travel, projects, research. Usually no repayment necessary.

Awardscompetitions, prizes, honoraria, in recognition of personal accomplishment, research results, creative writing, or other achievements.

Fellowships:  support study, training and related activities at Graduate level. Usually, no repayment necessary.


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