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Looking for internal, institution-driven funding?  Please click HERE to be directed to the Faculty Development Program’s website.

Looking for external sources of funding from private or public agencies outside of UW Oshkosh?  The Office of Sponsored Programs subscribes to the following major external funding source databases:  Grants Resource Center (GRC) GrantSearch, Pivot and GrantWatch.  See below for more information on these databases, as well as information on where to find sponsor-driven and foundation funding.

For video tutorials on how to find funding through Pivot and other sources, please see the Grant Finding Tutorials YouTube page put together by Polk Library.

 

GrantSearch

GrantSearch is a database hosted by the Grants Resource Center (GRC), a division of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), and contains more than 2,000 federal and private funding programs that focus on higher education. GrantSearch allows you to search by Academic Category, Academic Subject, Activity, and Funding Sponsor to help locate the opportunities that would fit your research or programmatic needs. GrantSearch also has a tool called “Faculty Alerts” which allows individuals to set up a customized search for based on their areas of interest or research field.  The GRC will then send out a monthly bulletin tailored to a PI’s requested “alerts.” Individuals can find this function under the “GrantSearch” tab under “Faculty Alerts.”

You may use your Net ID and password to log in to GRC. 

GRC Funded Proposal Library

The GRC website also has a “Funded Proposal Library” where PIs can search for examples of successfully funded proposals submitted to a variety of federal and non-federal agencies.  These are helpful as PIs begin to develop their own proposals for competitive submissions.

GRC Funding Search

The GRC also provides staff who can seek out various funding opportunities upon request.  Please contact OSP staff if you would like to request GRC staff assistance in identifying appropriate funding opportunities for you.  Please allow at least two months’ time for this search.

Contact OSP staff if you would like to be signed up for the GRC Funding bulletin which is delivered to your inbox weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays and includes a variety of open or upcoming funding opportunities.

 

Pivot

Pivot is a global resource for hard-to-find information critical to scientific research and other projects across all disciplines. Users can search for funding sources with their database of more than 25,000 funding records worth more than $33 billion; search among 500,000 profiles of researchers from 1,600 institutions to identify experts and collaborators; and promote your research with a Pivot profile. User profiles are free if created from a computer on the UW Oshkosh network.

You may use your Net ID and password to log in to Pivot.

 

Grants.gov

Grants.gov is a powerful and commonly-used search engine for individuals seeking federal funding.  This search engine includes open and upcoming funding opportunities for the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services (DHS), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), NASA, and many more.

To search grants, go to Grants.gov and click on the “Search Grants” tab.

Grants.gov also provides a helpful Grants Learning Center on their website.  It includes the following Grant Topics:

 

GrantWatch

The search engine GrantWatch searches for federal, state, local, foundation and corporate grants in the United States, Canada and abroad.  The website provides grant detail pages that include information on funding opportunities such as eligibility criteria, estimated size of grant, pre-application information, grant summaries, funding source contacts and guidelines for submitting your grant.

Please contact OSP for the login information to this subscribed search engine.

 

Sponsor-Driven Funding Resources

There are also a number of individual agencies that publicize their own grants.  Please visit the Sponsor-Driven Funding Resources link above for a list of resources in PDF format.

 

 Community Foundation Locator

State and regional directories of community and private foundations can also be found by using the Community Foundation Locator to find a grant-making foundation in your region. You may also use your preferred web search engine to find your state’s grant or foundation directory.

Find Funding

Looking for internal, institution-driven funding?  Please click HERE to be directed to the Faculty Development Program’s website.

Our office subscribes to four major external funding source databases—Grants Resource Center (GRC) GrantSearch, Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN), Pivot and GrantWatch

GrantSearch

GrantSearch is a database hosted by the Grants Resource Center (GRC), a division of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), and contains more than 2,000 federal and private funding programs that focus on higher education. GrantSearch allows you to search by Academic Category, Academic Subject, Activity, and Funding Sponsor to help locate the opportunities that would fit your research or programmatic needs. GrantSearch also has a tool called “Faculty Alerts” which allows individuals to set up a customized search for based on their areas of interest or research field.  The GRC will then send out a monthly bulletin tailored to a PI’s requested “alerts.” Individuals can find this function under the “GrantSearch” tab under “Faculty Alerts.”

GRC GrantSearch Website

User:  UWOSH

Pswd:  academic

GRC Funded Proposal Library

The GRC website also has a “Funded Proposal Library” where PIs can search for examples of successfully funded proposals submitted to a variety of federal and non-federal agencies.  These are helpful as PIs begin to develop their own proposals for competitive submissions.

GRC Funding Search

The GRC also provides staff who can seek out various funding opportunities upon request.  Please contact OSP staff if you would like to request GRC staff assistance in identifying appropriate funding opportunities for you.  Please allow at least two months’ time for this search.

Contact OSP staff if you would like to be signed up for the GRC Funding bulletin which is delivered to your inbox weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays and includes a variety of open or upcoming funding opportunities.

Pivot

Pivot is a global resource for hard-to-find information critical to scientific research and other projects across all disciplines. Users can search for funding sources with their database of more than 25,000 funding records worth more than $33 billion; search among 500,000 profiles of researchers from 1,600 institutions to identify experts and collaborators; and promote your research with a Pivot profile. User profiles are free if created from a computer on the UW Oshkosh network.

Pivot

There are also a number of individual agencies that publicize their own grants.  Please visit the link below for a listing of these sponsor-driven resources:

sponsor driven funding resources

Grants.gov

Grants.gov is a powerful and commonly-used search engine for individuals seeking federal funding.  This search engine includes open and upcoming funding opportunities for the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services (DHS), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), NASA, and many more

To search grants, go to Grants.gov and click on the “Search Grants” tab.

Grants.gov also provides a helpful “Grants Learning Center” on their website.  It includes the following Grant Topics:

 

Grants 101-Basics about the grant lifecycle and management

Grant Policies-Laws and regulations for federal awards

Grant Eligibility-Who is eligible to apply for a grant?

Grant Terminology-Grant-related terminology and acronyms

Grant Agencies-Federal grant-making agencies

Grant Programs-Financial assistance and benefits

 

GrantWatch

The search engine GrantWatch searches for federal, state, local, foundation and corporate grants in the United States, Canada and abroad.  The website provides grant detail pages that include information on funding opportunities such as eligibility criteria, estimated size of grant, pre-application information, grant summaries, funding source contacts and guidelines for submitting your grant.

Please contact OSP for the login information to this subscribed search engine.

 

 Community Foundation Locator

State and regional directories of community and private foundations can also be found by using the Community Foundation Locator to find a grant-making foundation in your region. You may also use your preferred web search engine to find your state’s grant or foundation directory.

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