Funding

  • International Brain Research Organization
    The IBRO Latin America work to create and support education and training programmes that are suited to local needs and to promote neuroscience careers for young researchers in the region
  • IBERO-AMERICAN PROGRAMME FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT
    Offers grants for research projects in Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Portugal, República Dominicana, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela
  • SAO PAULO RESEARCH FOUNDATION – FAPESP
    The State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) is one of the main funding agencies for scientific and technological research in the country. It is linked to the State of São Paulo’s Secretariat for Higher Education.
  • SCIENCE WITHOUT BORDERS – CNPq
    The mobility program proposed here aims to launch the seeds of what could revolutionize the R&D system, the Brazilian students and researchers exposed to an environment of high competitiveness and entrepreneurship.
  • Third World Academy of Sciences
    The Academy offers fellowships for postgraduate and postdoctoral training, fellowships for research and collaborative projects, and research grants of up to 10,000 USD for equipment and consumables. Click on the section marked “Activities.”
  • Grantsnet.org (Science Careers Grants & Funding)
    Free database listing grant and training opportunities for students and faculty at all educational levels, including undergraduate. For research outside the U.S., there’s a special “International Grants and Fellowship Index.”
  • UK Department for International Development (DFID)
    Offers a variety of funding opportunities, including the Small Grants Scheme; the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund; and the Global Health Initiatives and Global Health Fund.
  • Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Regional JICA in Latin America
    Provides grants-in-aid and on-site technical assistance and collaboration for development projects and public health research.
  • US Agency for International Development (USAID)
    USAID works with universities, businesses, and other partners in developing countries. Under “Locations” you can find the regional offices and programs of the Agency.
  • Fogarty International Center, US National Institutes of Health
    Under “Funding Opportunities,” “Programs and Initiatives,” and “International Services,” you can find guidelines for applying for NIH grants; listings of biomedical research and training grants to individuals; grants to research institutions; and more.
  • W. K. Kellogg Foundation
    Funding for education and health-related projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. In Spanish, Portuguese, and English.
  • Community of Science Databases
    Searchable databases of 400,000 funding opportunities and experts in different disciplines. You can also post your own research profile. Institutional subscription required.
  • Swedish International Development Cooperative Agency
    Offers research grants in natural sciences and health research for researchers in developing countries. Click on “Apply for Grants” at left, and then “SIDA’s Grants for Researchers” at left, to find a description of grant possibilities.
  • Rockefeller Foundation
    Click on “Grants and Grantees” along the top of the page for a description of funded initiatives. Has funded projects to create health research networks, to run biomedical research initiatives, and to organize scientific conferences.
  • Ciencia y Tecnologia Para el Desarrollo (CYTED)
    Offers grants for research projects in Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Portugal, República Dominicana, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  • Pan American Health Organization
    Lists numerous funding opportunities, including graduate thesis grants, research training grants, multicenter comparative study grants, and biomedical research grants.
    * Most links above were compiled from http://sustainablesciences.org/funding – we strongly recommend you to take a look at it.