The UT System Office of Federal Relations provides assistance to faculty and staff at UT System institutions to identify new and emerging funding opportunities, coordinate research priorities, and serve as a liaison between institutions and various federal agencies. This page provides information and resources on federal grant opportunities. If you have questions or comments about the information listed on this page, please contact Daniel Noll at email@example.com or (202) 955-5498.
New federal grant opportunties are collected on a daily basis by OFR staff and published through an RSS feed. RSS (Really Simple Sindication) is an XML-based format for sharing and distributing Web content, such as news headlines. Using an RSS reader, you can view data feeds from many news sources. To subscribe to the UT System Federal Grant Opportunities RSS Feed, visit the RSS Feeds page or select the feed below.
To view federal grant opportunites prior to May 1st, 2008, visit our archives:
Many federal and private Web Sites track federal grants and can be used to monitor the status of emerging opportunities. Several resources are listed below. In addition, UT System OFR collaborated with researchers and faculty from each institution to help identify and pursue federal grants. For assistance with federal grant opportunities, contact Daniel Noll at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 955-5498.
A portal to cancer research funding information provided by the National Cancer Institute.
The online Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally -recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals. After you find the program you want, contact the office that administers the program and find out how to apply. Offers a variety of search methods, including browsing grant listings by subject category.
Note: To access this web page, click on Services tab, and then select Grants Guide.
This information web page, prepared by the Congressional Research Service for members of Congress, gives guidance and Internet resources on Federal grants & nonfinancial assistance, as well as on private foundation funding. The Audio/Slide Show "Grants Information for Constituents" provides overviews and tips, reviews key sources, and demonstrates researching and preparing a typical grant request.
CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects) is a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions. The database, maintained by the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health, includes projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMSHA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), Agency for Health Care Policy Research (AHCPR), and Office of Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH). Users, including the public, can use the CRISP interface to search for scientific concepts, emerging trends and techniques, or identify specific projects and/or investigators.
The online Federal Funding Report is a weekly compilation of items published in the Federal Register which affect Federal Domestic Assistance Programs. It makes no attempt to include Federal Register notices not directly related to Grants and Loans programs. The summary consists of three parts: (1) Federal Register Summary, (2) Early Warning Grants Report, and (3) Disaster Loan Applications. Courtesy of the U.S. House of Representatives.
FedBizOpps.gov is the single government point-of-entry (GPE) for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000. Government buyers are able to publicize their business opportunities by posting information directly to FedBizOpps via the Internet. Through one portal - FedBizOpps (FBO) - commercial vendors seeking Federal markets for their products and services can search, monitor and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.
As of 2002, Federal Business Opporunities has replaced Commerce Business Daily as the source for identifying current federal business opportunities with the federal government.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services acts as the managing partner of Grants.gov, a government resourced named the E-Grants Initiative as part of the President's 2002 Fiscal Year Management Agenda to improve government services to the public. Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $400 billion in annual awards.
GrantsNet is an Internet application tool created by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Grants Management and Policy (OGMP) for finding and exchanging information about HHS and other federal grant programs. In addition to an introduction to HHS grants, the site provides links to funding opportunities, information on the application process, and other useful grant-related resources.
Searchable, hypertext version of the House Ways and Means Committee's annual publication describing federal entitlement programs, with lots of tables and data. The 2004, 2000, 1998, and 1996 editions are all available.
In this tutorial, the goal is to find sources of funding information. The tutorial begins with a visit to the University of Texas at Austin VP for Research Office web site, an important source of information for UT Austin researchers. The next section of the tutorial covers federal funding sources and web sites, where to look for State of Texas funding information, and foundation information. The final section of the tutorial focuses on the Community of Science as a source of "one stop shopping" for funding information. Instructions for setting up a personalized Community of Science funding alert conclude this tutorial.
Online and in-person courses on grant research and writing skills.
MSU Database of Grantsmanship Resources
This bibliography lists books and videos available in the Michigan State University library collections. It is intended as a starting point for those who are interested in learning more about foundations, fundraising, proposal writing, nonprofit organizations, nonprofit organization administration, government funding, planned giving, prospect research, and voluntarism.