Information on Grantseeking

 

Links to Free Internet-based Grants Search Engines:

Foundations

The Grantsmanship Center http://www.tgci.com

Broad range of grants searched

 

GrantsNet http://www.grantsnet.org

Limited to Science Education

  

GuideStar http://www.guidestar.org 

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

 

Giving in Numbers http://www.corporatephilanthropy.org/resources/benchmarking-reports.html

 

GrantSmart: http://www.noza990s.com

 

National Center for Charitable Statistics: http://nccs.urgan.org

 

Federal and Government

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance http://www.cfda.gov
Federal grants only    

National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research

http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/oer.html

Only National Institutes of Health Grants

 

The Federal Register http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html

Any recent announcement or award of a federal grant

 

Small Business Administration, Small Business Innovation Research http://www.sba.gov/sbir

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

           

Grants.gov http://www.grants.gov

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

 

 

PA Department of Education E-grants http://www.egrants.ed.state.pa.us

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

 

Department of Agriculture http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome

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

 

Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.gov/epahome/index2.html

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

 

National Endowment for the Arts http://arts.endow.gov/grants

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

 

National Endowment for the Humanitieshttp://www.neh.gov/grants

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

 

National Science Foundation (NSF) http://www.nsf.gov/  

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 Research.gov http://www.research.gov/

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

 

NSF Grant Proposal Guide http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=gpg

Proposal qualifications, check list, and procedures

 

NSF Conditions of Awards http://www.nsf.gov/awards/managing/

About research terms and conditions, etc.

 

Federal Register http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR

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: margaret.light@wilson.edu)

 

Foundation Search http://www.foundationsearch.com

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.