These databases provide keyword searches and other ways to look for funding opportunities.
- Grants.gov - Primary source to find and apply for federal government grants. Grants.gov simplifies the grants management process and creates a centralized, online process to find and apply for grant programs from the 26 federal grant-making agencies. You can also subscribe to the Grants.gov Funding Alert ListServ.
- SBIR Gateway - Includes news items, funding search services, national/regional conferences, solicitation dates, and partnering opportunities. For more information, the Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC) provides resources for SBIR and STTR granting programs.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Funds grants, cooperative agreements and contracts that support the advancement of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems in response to a funding opportunity announcement (FOA). You can subscribe to the NIH Funding Alert ListServ.
- National Science Foundation (NSF) - Promotes and advances scientific progress by competitively awarding grants and cooperative agreements for research and education in the sciences, mathematics and engineering. You can subscribe to the NSF update.
- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - Access to a database of all federal programs available.
- Federal Business Opportunities - FedBizOpps posts contracting business opportunities from government contractors and is the single government-wide point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities more than $25,000.
- FirstGov for Nonprofits - Network of links to federal government services and grants information to assist nonprofit organizations.
- InfoEd's Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN) is the most widely used funding opportunity database in the world.
- ScanGrants lists grants and other funding to support health research, programs and scholarship.
- Grant Forward provides a database of funding opportunities across 39 subject areas and 2000+ categories.
U.S. House of Representatives' Federal Grant Sites
To identify your Congressperson, visit the United States House of Representatives. In North Carolina:
|NC 1st - G.K. Butterfield||NC 2nd - Renee Ellmers|
|NC 3rd - Walter B. Jones||NC 4th - David Price|
|NC 5th - Virginia Foxx||NC 6th - Howard Coble|
|NC 7th - Mike McIntyre||NC 8th - Richard Hudson|
|NC 9th - Robert Pittenger||NC 10th - Patrick T. McHenry|
|NC 11th - Mark Meadows||NC 12th - Mel Watt (vacancy)|
|NC 13th - George Holding|
|Senator Richard Burr||Senator Kay Hagan|