Looking for federal government opportunities to fund your research? Cornell University provides access to numerous online funding resources (see below) for CU researchers. 


All federal agency funding opportunities:  Grants.gov

How to Find Grantor Contact InformationSometimes applicants have questions for grantors about the specific requirements for a funding opportunity. Here's how to find the correct contact information.

Federal and some state, foundation, and corporate funding opportunities:  GrantForward

  • Subscription-based. You can access the site for free by creating an account with your Cornell NetID. 
  • Updated daily. 
  • Life and physical sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
  • Find helpful user information at QuickTips and case studies, and a Researcher Welcome GuideTip: If you're on Cornell's network, the system identifies you automatically. If searching from home, use your Cornell email address. 

Federal government contract procurement opportunities, which includes research contracts:  beta.Sam.gov

For more in-depth agency information, please visit the Research Development services resource pages: Working with DoD, Working with NIH, and Working with NSF

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Funding Announcement Subscription Service

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Department of Energy

DOE Office of Science Announcements


EERE Funding Opportunity Exchange


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The DOE often announces FOAs that have very short submission timelines and are frequently limited submission. If you are interested in submitting to a limited submission FOA, please contact Cornell Limited Submissions.

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Funding Search



National Aeronautics and Space Administration

All NASA solicitations



Planetary Science updates

National Endowment for the Arts

NEA Grants


Email or social media


National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH Grants Search


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National Institutes of Health

NIH Funding Search


Weekly NIH Notices

Standard types


Due dates

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Policy updates


RSS Feeds

National Science Foundation

NSF Funding Search






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Policy updates


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U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

NIFA Grants Search



Calendar of upcoming NIFA RFAs


Subscription Services


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