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Grant Databases

Grants Advisor Plus

A newsletter and searchable database that covers grant opportunities from federal agencies (except NIH) as well as many independent organizations and foundations. Includes the Deadline Memo with more than 300 listings of grant and fellowship programs for the coming four months, organized into eight academic divisions (fine arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, education, international, health related, unrestricted/other)

All federal agencies are required by law to list their grant announcements on Searchable by keyword, agency, or CFDA number. EWU is registered to apply for and submit via Follow the blog here.

Foundation Center

Information about private and corporate foundations, including funding priorities, geographical locations, average grant sizes, and contact information. This site also the ability to search for recent RFPs released by foundations.

The NIH Guide

The NIH Guide is where the National Institutes of Health officially announces all grant programs. It is searchable by keyword.

The National Science Foundation Funding Search

Search the National Science Foundation funding opportunities by keyword.

US Department of Education Guide to Grant Programs

Use this search engine to find grants programs at the US Department of Education.

Federal Register

The Federal Register is a record of federal government actions, including bills, resolutions, and upcoming funding deadlines. The Federal Register can be searched by word and browsed by date.

Federal Business Opportunities

Federal Agencies must announce all requests for services in the Federal Business Opportunities whether it is for plumbing or an evaluation contract. The FBO can be searched by keyword, agency, and type of product or service.

School Grants

Funding opportunities for K-12 education:

Technology Grants

Grants for Teachers


Links to hundreds of grants-related web sites, including links to current funding opportunities.


Health and fitness grants for children.

Police Grants

Grants for Police Departments.


Some funders offer email alert services. These services send daily emails of recently announced grant opportunities.

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