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National Science Foundation

Two divisions that are most relevant to veterinary research are the Division on Integrative Biology and Neuroscience and Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences in the Directorate for Biological Sciences; does not support research with disease-related goals or research on animal models for studying diseases or testing of drugs

Ohio Animal Health Foundation

Proposed research should contribute to improving or promoting health and general welfare of animal population.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc.

Offers financial support to people beginning their independent research careers at faculty level; research interests are in pharmaceuticals

Sandler Family Supporting Foundation

Mission of Sandler Program for Asthma Research is to develop important new pathways of investigation in basic research regarding asthma; program particularly encourages applications from investigators not currently studying asthma; innovation and risk are strongly encouraged

US Department of Agriculture

Has various funding programs that support research in animal growth, development, and nutrient utilization, and animal genome and genetic mechanisms

Whitaker Foundation

Research Grants program supports research projects that enable investigators to establish academic careers in biomedical engineering or closely related field

Small Animal Research

American Animal Hospital Association Foundation

Funds practitioner-oriented research projects aimed at improving lives of companion animals through veterinary medicine; projects should be of immediate value to practicing veterinarian; project results, when published, should provide information that practitioners will find of use in dealing with patients; to degree possible, projects should use case material rather than laboratory or research animals

American Association of Feline Practitioners Academy of Feline Medicine

Offer research awards to persons doing meaningful research in feline medicine and/or surgery; awards are given for research whose application shows most clinical merit; strong preference will be given to noneuthanasia studies and to funding complete research projects, rather than partial funding of projects; this does not preclude matching funds; preference will be given to funding clinical studies of patients, rather than research animals

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Foundation

Funds research in laboratory animal science and medicine

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