Online Search Facilities

The following organizations are online search engines designed to assist grant seekers in the search for external funding sources.

Organization Area of Interest Type of Search Engine
The Foundation Center Foundation Grants to Individuals On-Line ($$$) A good source for searching the on-line databases for individual funding. You can sign up for this service on a month by month basis at the price of $9.95 per month. Please contact the Faculty Grant Coordinator to see about getting this cost reimbursed.
The Foundation Finder General Directory Foundation Finder is a free lookup tool that provides basic facts on more than 70,000 private and community foundations in the U.S. It is designed for those seeking quick access to core information about a foundation. To use Foundation Finder, you can start with as little as a portion of a foundation name.
FundSource Behavioral and Social Sciences Free funding search tool developed with support from the NSF and APA.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Federal Grants This web site gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments
The Grantsmanship Center General For more than 30 years, TGCI has been the world's leading source of grantsmanship training and grant information.
Department of Education General ED is providing about $2.5 billion to help strengthen teaching and learning in colleges and other postsecondary institutions and about $3.3 billon to support rehabilitation, research and development, statistics, and assessment.
Chronicle of Philanthropy General Grant announcements and requests for proposals in a wide variety of subject areas. Primarily for institutional grantseekers.
GrantsNet Natural and Behavioral Sciences Broad range of funding information for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education. Freely available through the support of the HHMI and AAAS.
National Institutes of Health Natural and Behavioral Sciences NIH is the principal health research agency of the Federal Government.
TechLEARNING Education Technology Grants, Contests, Funding Opportunities and other resources for education technology leaders.