The following websites are helpful search engines available for locating possible grant opportunities. We also urge you to check all national associations that are allied to your research or project interests for funding opportunities. If they have a facility to advise when proposals are being solicited - be sure to register.

Please submit the Intent to Submit a Proposal Form to to apply for sponsored programs.

Federal Search Engines

Foundation Search Engines

  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is dedicated to entrepreneurship, advancing innovation and education.
  • Ford Foundation funds grants which advance human welfare under programs of asset building and community development, peace and social justice, and knowledge, creativity and freedom.
  • Foundation Center provides detailed information about U.S. foundations, corporate donors, and grants.
  • Human Frontier Science Program awards grants that involve collaboration among scientist working in different countries and in different disciplines.
  • Spencer Foundation funds grants that fit within various topics of education at higher institutions.

State Sponsors