Non-Federal & Private Funding

The Foundation Center - Your gateway to philanthropy on the World Wide Web. 
Chronicle of Philanthropy - The newspaper of the nonprofit world.


Information can also be found through these links:

AAON, Inc. - World leader in creating comfortable and healthy indoor environments, efficiently, through the manufacture of premium HVAC equipment
ADNET Systems, Inc. - A small business, recognized for its customer-centric solutions
Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc. - Advanced sonar systems, training systems and knowledge management systems
AdvR, Inc. - Development of optical devices and systems using engineered bulk and waveguide nonlinear optical materials
Aerodyne Research Incorporated - Instruments and research for environmental air quality testing, monitoring, and measurements and infrared signature and combustion modeling
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation - Education and careers in science and technology; research fellowships in physics, chemistry, math, neuroscience, economics, and computer science
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Science and engineering fellowship programs
American Chemical Society - PRF - ACS Petroleum Research Fund - research in chemistry, engineering, and earth sciences which may impact the petroleum field
American Council on Education - The nation's coordination higher education association
American Educational Research Association - Advancing educational research and its practical application
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) - Promotes and improves engineering and technology education
Annenberg/CPB Projects - Uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools
ARCO Foundation - Arts education, performing arts, arts/cultural programs; education reform; engineering school/education; environment; human services; youth, aging, community development
Association for Institutional Research - Improving institutional research in postsecondary education institutions
AT&T Aspire - Seeks to educate, enrich, engage and empower the communities they serve

Boeing Company - World's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems
BP - Higher education (science and engineering)
Bridger Photonics  - Producing cutting edge lasers, sensors and remote sensing products

Chevron Corporation - International petroleum company; education, health and human services, environment and conservation, arts
Corporation for Public Broadcasting - public radio and television funds
Council for International Exchange of Scholars - Fulbright Scholar Program

DuPont (Jessie Ball) Fund - Aid to Education Program - science and engineering grants; business grants; undergraduate colleges (can support instrumentation and equipment needs)

Earthwatch Scientific Research - Field research grants (research affiliate of the Earthwatch Institute)
Education Commission of the States - Support the renewal of schools & colleges of teacher education
Electric Power Research Institute - To encourage cooperative sponsorship of electric energy research
Energy Foundation - Promotes energy efficiency and renewable energy
Exxon Mobil - To aid education in the U.S. - supports university-based research in areas of science and technology in areas related to petroleum and chemical industries; undergraduate science, math and engineering education reform

Franklin Institute Awards - recognizing outstanding achievement in science and technology (Bower Awards) 

Gas Technology Institute - Basic research important to U.S. natural gas industry
Goldwater (Barry M.) Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation - Scholarships, science and mathematics

Hewlett Packard - Higher education in science and technology, engineering; University equipment grants

IBM Corporation - K-12 education, reform, environment
Impact Technologies, LLC - Engineering firm that provides a wide range of products and services for analyzing, predicting, and managing the health of critical systems
Institute for Advanced Study - Learning through fundamental research and definitive scholarship across a wide range of fields
Intel Foundation - Supports innovation and the advancement of technology through university research grants
IREX - Ford Motor Company International Research & Exchanges Board

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation - Committed to protecting and restoring Earth's natural systems; sustainable agriculture

Keck (W. M.) Foundation - Center for Integrative Neurosciences and medical and medical research, engineering, science and technology, physical sciences, and biological sciences

Nathan Cummings Foundation - Arts/cultural programs, environment, health care, human services, and transportation
National Academy of Sciences - Scientific and engineering research dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology
National Environmental Education Foundation - Helps America meet critical national challenges through environmental learning
National Inventors Hall of Fame - Collegiate Inventors Program - the top innovation award for college students
National Physical Science Consortium - Doctoral graduate fellowship program in the Physical Sciences and related Engineering fields (emphasis on underrepresented minority and female students)
National Research Council - Senior and Postdoctoral Research Associateships; collaboration with colleagues from Central/Eastern Europe and Newly Independent States
National Water Research Institute - Creates new sources of water through research and technology
NEC Foundation of America - Science and technology education

Partners in Science (through M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust) High School Teachers - College/University Research Partnerships

Resodyn Corporation - Research and development firm with a focus on engineering and design
Resonon, Inc. - Resonon spectral imagers sense the slightest differences in visible and infrared color
Resources for the Future - Natural resources and environmental goods and services

Shell Oil Company Foundation - Main interests in education are math, engineering, science and business
Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Society - A non-profit membership society of scientists and engineers which awards grants to promising young researchers
Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships - A center for research dedicated to public education, national service, and scholarship in the arts, sciences, and history
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation - Engineering, manufacturing and industrial, robotics, automated systems and technology; advanced education in manufacturing
Spencer Foundation - Educational research in sciences, social sciences and humanities
Statoil ASA - World's leading suppliers of aluminum and aluminum products
Surdna Foundation, Inc. - Environment, community revitalization, arts, building grants

Toyota USA Foundation - K-12 education programs, especially math and science
Turner Foundation, Inc. - Environmental and population issues
Tyler Prizethe premier award for environmental science, environmental health and energy conferring great benefit upon mankind

United Engineering Foundation - Grants for the advancement of engineering

Vision Maker Media - Native American public television

The Wallace Foundation - Seeks to enrich community life through support of education, arts, and culture
Water Environment Research Foundation - Water quality research program
Weeden Foundation - Protection of biodiversity
Whitaker Foundation - Biomedical engineering research
Winrock International - Agriculture, forestry, and natural resources management; leadership development; clean energy

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