Use these resources to find grant money

Following are a few tools to help you start a database of grant sources appropriate for funding patient education projects and navigating the application process.

GrantsNet. Web site: http://www.hhs.gov/progorg/grantsnet

GrantsNet is a tool for finding information about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other selected federal grant programs. The site has details on how to find grant information, how to apply, and grant management information.

NIH grants. Web site: http://www.nih.gov/grants

This site has leads to information about the National Institutes of Health grant and fellowship programs, the application process, policy changes, and administrative responsibilities of awardees.

Secrets of Successful Grantsmanship: A Guerrilla Guide to Raising Money by Susan L. Golden

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