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How to Find Funding

How to Find Funding
The Office of Sponsored Programs is happy to help you locate funding for your project. Please feel free to make an appointment with us.  There are also a number of websites you can use to do an initial search, and email alerts you can sign up for.  A brief listing is below; if you have a favorite you'd like to share with others please contact us and we'll add it to the list.

Funding Search Aids

Federal Register
Daily notices of grants and other government business.

Foundation Directory Online
Part of The Foundation Center, this is a searchable database (private and corporate foundations).  Please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs for the username/password for this subscription service.

Grant Forward
Search for opportunities from government sources, private foundations and corporations. This replacement for the well-respected IRIS database is a new subscription service for Fordham. A how-to guide is located here. Please try out this search tool and let us know your thoughts.
Search for funding opportunities from 26 Federal sponsors.

Health Research Funding
The National Health Council, with assistance from the National Institutes of Health, created this website to assist NIH researchers who received a good score on an application, but did not receive funding, find other avenues to fund their research. Investigators register, upload information about their unfunded proposals, and sponsors registered on the same site can review with an eye towards funding them.

Nonprofit Gateway
Provides links to Federal government information and services.

Sponsored by Samaritan Health Services, this is a listing of health-related grants and scholarships.

SPIN (Sponsored Projects Information Network)
Search a database of national and international, government and private sponsors; available
CV/Biosketch database; sign up for email alerts based on your interest.

Email Alerts (other than those listed above)

National Institutes of Health email alert service

Provides news about grants policies and guidelines as well as newly listed funding opportunities.

National Science Foundation email alert service

Provides information about newly listed funding opportunities.

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