Funding Search

All Searchable Databases

PIVOT - Functions as a comprehensive database of funding opportunities from the government, philanthropic, and industrial sectors in all fields. Email notifications can be sent daily, weekly, or monthly.

Grants.gov - Serves as the single access point for grant programs offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies. The site provides a weekly email service. USF researchers do NOT need to register with Grants.gov to search for funding opportunities. Grants.gov usernames and passwords are only required for grant submissions (note: only the Division of Sponsored Research [DSR] can submit grants via Grants.gov). See Grants.gov Search Tips

Federal Register - Provides an official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, notices from federal agencies and organizations, executive orders, and other presidential documents.

GRC - A site that provides personalized and comprehensive federal and private funding information to increase success rates among faculty and administrators at member institutions.

GrantForward - The University subscribes to GrantForward, a web-based resource that offers a database of sponsors and funding opportunities.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Private Foundations and Philanthropic Giving

  • The Grants Register 2019 - The Grants Register is a comprehensive guide of postgraduate and professional funding worldwide. (USF sign-on required)
  • Philanthropy News Digest - Publishes RFPs and notices of awards as a free service for grant-making organizations and nonprofits.