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Searching for Grant Opportunities

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There are many places to search for grant opportunities, such as:

  • - The search engine for all federally-funded grant programs currently accepting applications. You can also sign up to receive regular updates on new grant opportunities as soon as they are published.
  • - Provides a list and description of many federal programs, some of which may not be listed on
  • The UIW Library has a database called Pivot that can be used to search for grants and also sign up to receive grant updates:  
  • A very helpful page from a Member of Congress brings together fantastic grants preparation resources: 
  • - Allows you to search for private foundations by name, location, and funding interest (registration is free).
  • - This is a website of the National Science Foundation and includes a list of grant opportunities. The NSF focuses on the STEM fields and the social sciences.
  • Use key word searches on Internet search engines like Google and Yahoo!
  • Ask the Grants Office staff for additional resources or ideas.