Finding Funding

Investigators can search for funding opportunities using publicly available sites such as search page.

Federal (General)

Federal Agencies and National Laboratories

Agency for International Development

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Center for Disease Control

Central Intelligence Agency

Commerce Business Daily

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Defense Logistics Agency

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Defense

Department of the Air Force

Air Force Office of Scientific Research 

Department of the Army

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Army Research Office

Department of the Navy

Office of Naval Research

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of the Interior

Department of Justice

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Department of Labor

Department of Transportation

Department of Veterans Affairs

Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Aviation Administration

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal Highway Administration

General Services Administration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institutes of Health

National Science Foundation

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Small Business Administration

U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Information Agency

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Top Federal Sponsors for UAF

Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
Agriculture, food and nutrition, and forestry
CRIS - Current Research Information System

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
To understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet economic, social and environmental needs
Atmospheric research, understanding the space environment, geophysical data, ocean habitats and resources, sustainable fisheries, complex climate systems and how they work
NOAA Acquisition and Grants Office

Department of Defense (DOD)
To ensure that warfighters today and tomorrow have superior and affordable technology to support their missions, and to give them revolutionary war-winning capabilities.

Department of Education (ED)
establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education.
Fully integrating technology into schools, assist individuals of all ages with disabilities in the acquisition, utilization, or maintenance of assistive technology services or devices, improve student achievement through the use of technology in elementary and secondary, increase the capacity of States to design, conduct, and procure high-quality evaluations of educational technology.

Department of Energy (DOE)
Advances national, economic, and energy security; to promote scientific and technological innovation; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.
Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Medicine, National Labs, Nanotechnology, Materials Sciences, Life Sciences, Information Resources, High Energy Physics, Geoscience, Genome Research, Fusion Energy, Environmental Science, Energy Sciences, Computing, Climate Change, Chemical Science, Carbon Sequestration, Biological Sciences

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Protects human health and the environment
P3, biotechnology, benign manufacturing, transitioning from high risk pesticides, indoor air in developing countries, new vehicle and fuel technologies, harmful algal blooms, bioenergy production, diesel emission control and others.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Promotes science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Research Projects, Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings, Academic Research Enhancement, Exploratory/Developmental Research, Clinical Trial Planning, Bioengineering, Biomedical Information Science and Technology, Research on Ethical Issues in Human Studies, Institutional Development.

Department of Interior (DOI)
Protects and provides access to our Nation's natural and cultural heritage and honor our trust responsibilities to Indian Tribes and our commitments to island communities.
Water Desalination Research and Development, Technical Preservation, Hydropower Recreation, Preservation Technology

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Provides reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.
Biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, and water

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Develops innovative technologies, knowledge, and infrastructures to support decisions for human exploration and to promote international and commercial participation in U.S. exploration efforts
Verification and Validation, Thermal, Structures, Sensors and Sources, Robotics, Propulsion, Power and Energy, Microgravity, Materials,  Manufacturing, Information, Extravehicular  Activity, Electronics, Education, Cryogenics, Communications, Bio-Technology , Avionics and Astrionics

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Promotes research and education in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
Biology, Computer and Information Sciences, Crosscutting Programs, Education, Engineering, Geosciences, International, Math, Physical Sciences, Polar Research, Science Statistics, Social Behavioral Sciences

Types of NSF Funding Opportunities

NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

Department of Transportation (DOT)
Initiatives are directed to high priority transportation research and development requirements in the Operating Administrations.
planning, design, and construction of transportation improvements (e.g., highway, transit, and airport improvements). A limited amount of funding is available for research and development projects.


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