This section contains links to governmental online resources for research, curriculum design and community outreach.
- A searchable (by subject matter category, by agency, or through tailored advanced searches) database of information on grants made by all federal grant-making agencies
- While other grant-making federal agencies may from time to time offer opportunities for university-level education on law, entrepreneurship and innovation, the following federal agency sites might be of particular interest to such faculty working in this context:
- U.S. Department of Education-Grants & Contracts
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Grants
(and see, for example, discussions of the Community Outreach Partnership Center program initiated in the 1990s. The first article, available here, is an introduction to the program and the second article, available here, is about lessons learned about the program.)
- U.S. Small Business Administration-Grants
- For information on entrepreneurship education with particular emphasis on youth entrepreneurship education and links to various governmental and other organizations with potential to offer support, see United States Department of Labor-Office of Disability Employment Office
- State and local governmental agencies (most likely economic development agencies) may also offer grant opportunities.
Nonprofit Organization Funding
This section contains links to websites of some nonprofit foundations and organizations that may consider providing funding for research, curriculum design and community outreach.
- Burton D, Morgan Foundation
- The Coleman Foundation
- Ford Foundation
- Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
- National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (with support from The Lemelson Foundation)
- Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
- The Goldman Sachs Foundation
- Various “Chambers of Commerce” may also from time to time offer grant opportunities.