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Funding Opportunities

Support for research and other projects may be found in a variety of search engines. The most important factor in the selection of appropriate funders is how well your project matches the agency’s funding goals. A project may potentially have several avenues worth pursuing.

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GrantForward is a search engine with an extensive database, covering more than 15,000 verified sponsor sources with over 61,000 funding opportunities. Users can create researcher profiles highlighting their research achievements and interests to receive personalized grant recommendations for grant opportunities that meet their research needs.

GrantForward: Create an Account

GrantForward: Updating Your Research Interests

GrantForward: Turning On Grant Recommendations

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The federal government provides funding support for research and programs in the sciences, humanities, and education, and the site is a clearinghouse of federal opportunities. Searches can be narrowed by identifying the specific federal agency or topic.

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FoundationSearch is a Search Engine that caters to private foundation funding. Please contact to perform searches for funders.

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The Open Education Database has collected a list of "100+ Places to Find Funding For Your Research" organized by subject area. It combines search engines, private funders, government sites, and other sites.

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Fulbright offers various awards to faculty for teaching, research, or a combination of teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. More information about Fulbright opportunities can be found here.