Identifying Funding Opportunities

If you have an idea and need funding, use this guide to learn about various types of funding options and ways to track down government or private sources.

Top Resources

Agency Sites

Government agencies maintain their own sites for grant funding, however, use Grants.gov or GrantAdvisor to also find these opportunities.

Examples of Federal Programs

Early Career/Young Faculty/New Investigator Programs

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)

Awards Made

Sometimes viewing awards made in the past can be extremely useful! Here are some examples.