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.

Username:  uwrf

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Grant Search 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 five criteria: academic subject, activity, funding sponsor, deadline month, and text.

Publications publishes 13 electronic newsletters a month with a comprehensive perspective on higher education funding.

Resources includes a faculty alert system, NSF Guide, Federal meeting guide, 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