The list should be used to present authors with a pre-populated "Funder Name" option at the time of submission, and can also be used to match the funding names in backfile content if this data has been previously extracted.
The list is available to download as an RDF file, and is freely available under a CC0 license waiver.
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- February 12th 2015
New funders added: Funder count: 9,522.
- January 6th 2015
New funders added: Funder count: 8,797.
Schema Change: to distinguish abbreviations from other alternate names we have added a label for abbreviations <fref:usageFlag rdf:resource="http://data.fundref.org/vocabulary/abbrevName" />
- October 1st 2014
In this file 25 funding bodies that were erroneously removed in the September 25th update have been replaced. The funder count now stands at 8,168.
- September 25th 2014
New funders added. Funder count: 8,143.
There are two new tags in the schema with this release:
""svf:continuationOf" This represents funding bodies that have changed name. The previous name should be retained to allow authors to select the historical name where relevant.
"dct:replaces rdf:resource=" and "dct:isReplacedBy rdf:resource=" These are used to indicate duplicated entries in the file. The "isReplacedBy" name should be ignored and is in the file for reference only.
NOTE: a small number of funders were erroneously deleted from this file, all related to the US Department of Energy. Work is underway to replace them and a new file will be issued week of September 29th.
- June 25th 2014
New funders added. Funder count: 7,333.
- May 16th 2014
Enhancements to existing metadata and new funders added. South Korean funding bodies added. Funder count: 6,586.
- April 10th 2014
Enhancements to existing metadata and new funders added. Funder count: 6,164.
- March 7th 2014
Enhancements to existing metadata and new funders added. Funder count: 5,934.
- January 29th 2014
Enhancements to existing metadata and new funders added. Funder count: 5,540.
- December 13th 2013
Enhancements to existing metadata and new funders added. Funder count: 4,973.
- November 19th 2013
Bug fixes to correct some labelling errors in the RDF. Funder count: 4,817.
- November 6th 2013
New Registry file incorporating corrected hierarchy information for the US Department of Energy, separating out second and third tier organisations. Funder count: 4,817.
- May 28th 2013
First Registry File. Funder count: 4,785.
Download a CSV file of the funder names and identifiers in the FundRef Registry.
To suggest modifications to the registry, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about FundRef, visit http://www.crossref.org/fundref.