Federal Grants

Electronic Databases

Community Of Science - Pivot

COS Pivot is the leading global resource for hard-to-find information critical to scientific research and other projects across all disciplines. It is a comprehensive database of funding opportunities, funding alerts, and expertise. COS/Pivot funding opportunities is a compiled database of available opportunities for grants, fellowships, prizes and other types of funding. 

GRC - Grants Resource Center

GRC is a unit of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). It provides access to a comprehensive suite of tools, services, and expertise to improve your success in securing competitive grants from federal and private sponsors.  There are publications and bulletins available for assistance, in addition to their expert staff.

GrantSearch is a funding database developed to make finding federal and private foundation grant information accessible and convenient by allowing the user to search the funding opportunity database using any combination of the five criteria: academic subject, activity, funding sponsor, deadline month, and keyword.

Publications include 13 electronic newsletters a month which cover recently released funding opportunities and updates on the landscape of higher education funding priorities.

Resources include a faculty alert system,  agency fact sheets, funded proposals, and much more. is the site for all federal grants activity.  You can search for grant sources from federal agencies, register for e-mail notification of grant announcements in your fields of interest, and file annual reports through this site.

Individual Federal Departments and Agencies