Finding Research Funding

Federal Government

  • provides information about all federal grant opportunities.  The database is searchable by federal agency, CFDA number, project number and keywords. allows you to sign up to receive RSS feed updates as grant programs are announced.
  • The Federal Grants Wire is a free online listing of federal opportunities, including grants. Available programs are organized by subject area, agency, applicant type, and name.
  • The National Science Foundation funds research projects in the biological, physical and social sciences.

Texas State Government

Texas A&M University System

The Office of Proposal Development maintains lists of funding opportunities from both public and private sources. Scroll down to the section for External Funding; the other resources listed are just for A&M College Station faculty and staff.


The Foundation Center provides information about recent foundation Requests for Proposals (RFP), as well as free minimal high level information about foundations nationwide. Access to detailed information about a specific foundation is available by paid subscription.


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