Find Funding


We recommend for your first research funding opportunities search COS Pivot funding database program which compiles a wide variety of federal, non-federal, foundation, and private funding opportunities for any discipline. COS Pivot user guide.  Additional database search tools:

  • Dimensions is an online research database platform where you can explore grants, publications, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.  Visit Dimensions website to access and learn more about this free research database program using your Kerberos password login.
  • Foundation Center maintains a comprehensive database on US and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Concepts Webpages with areas of research that individual institutes are considering for future funding.

Funding Announcements

Online Partnership to Accelerate Research (OnPAR) is a collaboration between NIH and the contractor Leidos that will allow researchers upload unfunded NIH proposals to an online portal where potential funders can review the scores received from reviewers, and decide whether to provide money for the study.