How to search for funding?
Searching for sources to fund your research or scholarly activity can be a challenging task. At this time, ORA does not have the staffing to perform funding searches for our medical community. However, the Funding Opportunity Databases list below provides links to both federal and private sources. This list is not an exhaustive source, but rather a compass in your endeavor to identify applicable sponsors and opportunities.
Funding Opportunity Databases
SPIN InfoEd Search
Searchable database of federal and private funding opportunities in all fields. Click HERE to access this resource, free to all with Harvard Key.
PivotFormerly Community of Science
Foundation Directory Online by Foundation Center
Searchable database of all grant opportunities offered by 26 Federal Agencies
Assistance Listings (CFDA)
Formerly CFDA.gov, users may search this database for federal assistance (grant and cooperative agreement) listings, create a user account, and save searches.
Federal Business Opportunities
Federal Business Opportunities is a popular source of active federal opportunities, including funding announcements and amendments to existing solicitations.
Research Spending, Data & Reports
NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT)
RePORT provides access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including information on grants awarded, expenditures, and the results of NIH supported research.
Research.govResearch Spending & Results
Research Spending & Results gives the public, the scientific community, and Congress insight into federally funded research. Research Spending & Results provides information about how federal research dollars are being spent, what research is being performed, and how the outcomes of research are benefiting society as a whole. Anyone can easily access, search, and sort information in new ways through Research.gov. Currently, information is available for NSF and NASA awards.