Information on Grantseeking


Links to Free Internet-based Grants Search Engines:


The Grantsmanship Center

Broad range of grants searched



Limited to Science Education



List of organizations and foundations. 990’s and funding information.


Giving in Numbers




National Center for Charitable Statistics:


Federal and Government

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance
Federal grants only    

National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research

Only National Institutes of Health Grants


The Federal Register

Any recent announcement or award of a federal grant


Small Business Administration, Small Business Innovation Research

Lists new announcements from any of the agencies that sponsor SBIR grants


Only federal government grants. Can search by category (bio, agriculture sustainability, etc.) and agency (Dept. of…)



PA Department of Education E-grants

State Education grants. Anyone working within the PA public school systems


Department of Agriculture

List of topic funding areas (biotech, animal health, agriculture, energy) and programs


Environmental Protection Agency

List of topic areas (air, green living, health and safety, etc.)


National Endowment for the Arts

Grants for the arts. Dance, theater, media, etc.


National Endowment for the Humanities

Grants for humanities. Search by type of grant, for what, and program, etc.


National Science Foundation (NSF)  

For grads, undergrads, postdoctoral, etc. Programs include, but not limited to, computer science and engineering, education and human resources, engineering, environmental research and education, geosciences, mathematical and physical sciences, social and behavioral and economic sciences, etc.



NSF grants management system that provides easy access to research-related information and grants management services


NSF Grant Proposal Guide

Proposal qualifications, check list, and procedures


NSF Conditions of Awards

About research terms and conditions, etc.


Federal Register

Daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. Documents are available in Summary, PDF, ASCII Text, or HTML format.


Fee based (contact Margaret Light for info. about using these services:


Foundation Search

List of foundations and organizations. Can search for area funding such as bio, animal science, fine arts, etc., building projects or program funding. Can specify amount needed for funding.