Links to Free Internet-based Grants Search Engines:
The Grantsmanship Center http://www.tgci.com
Broad range of grants searched
Limited to Science Education
List of organizations and foundations. 990’s and funding information.
Giving in Numbers http://www.corporatephilanthropy.org/resources/benchmarking-reports.html
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org)
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.