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External Funding


For additional funding opportunities, visit the Internal Funding page or Funding Opportunities Roundup archive.

Limited Submission Opportunities — The ORE oversees the process by which proposals are selected for submission by the University in response to federal, private, and corporate funding solicitations that limit the number of proposals that can be submitted per applicant institution. The normal process for proposal selection is outlined on the Management of Limited Submission Funding Opportunities page.  Exceptions to this process are made in certain situations, for example, when the deadline is short, when the program is highly focused, or when an opportunity reflects a strategic priority and/or requires significant institutional commitment. Current limited submission opportunities can be viewed on the Limited Submission Opportunities page. Anyone who wishes to submit a proposal to a limited submission opportunity that is not posted on our website should contact ORE immediately. If you would like to receive notification of limited submission opportunities click here to subscribe to the ORE limited submissions listserv.

Early-Career Investigator Opportunities — Listing of programs intended for late postdoctoral investigators and young faculty.


Pivot — An innovative web-based tool that helps you find new opportunities and award recipients. Learn more about using Pivot. — is the source to find and apply for federal government grants and is the most comprehensive source for information on federal funding opportunities. This web portal posts federal discretionary grants for all of the 26 federal grant-making agencies.

Federal Business Opportunities — FedBizOpps is the single government-wide point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities. Research and development opportunities are also listed and are best found using the Advanced Search (choose “Classification Code A – Research and Development” on the Advanced Search page). Registration for FedBizOpps is not necessary to search for opportunities.

Foundation Directory Online (FDO) — News and a searchable database containing information on nearly 600 grant-making foundations and companies.

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