Find External Funding
We suggest that general searches for funding opportunities begin with a Grant Forward search. Newcomers to grantwriting may want to read Project Planning, section 2 of OSPA's online Sponsored Project Guide, before starting a funding search.
Grant Databases & Deadlines
- Grant Forward
- Grants.gov (federal grant opportunities and application procedures)
- NSF FastLane
- Science Magazine (science and science education)
Agency Funding Listservs and Message Boards
Subscribe to these free electronic message services to receive e-mail alerts from the agencies listed about funding news and opportunities.
- The Foundation Center - Philanthropy News Digest
- Grants.gov Federal Grants Notification Service
- NIH Guide LISTSERV (National Institutes of Health)
- National Science Foundation Update
- Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Primary Source
- State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI) Weekly Digest
- EDInfo (U.S. Department of Education) | ED newsletters and journals
Also see this page on Texas A&M University's site for other agency alert services, grant-related listservs, and RSS feeds for research funding opportunities.
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