Resources For Grants

Grant Portals

COS (Community of Science)/Pivot
Comprehensive research funding database, updated daily. COS' full-time staff of trained technical editors gather award information directly from the sponsoring agencies, such as federal and regional governments, foundations, professional societies, associations and corporations. Search by discipline or browse by topics.

The GrantsNet site was established collaboratively by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to speed the search for grants and other resources. A one-stop site, GrantsNet contains searchable databases of funding opportunities, links to funders web sites and useful information about the funding process, such as tips on applying for grants.

Grants Web
Sponsored by the Society of Research Administrators, is a general resource for grant information in all topic areas.

Funding Information Portal
This site is not specific to UNC.  A resource providing information on research funding, collaborative projects, fellowships and travel, writing grants.

Cell and Molecular Biology Online's
This is a collection of information regarding grants that is not limited to cellular and molecular biology topics.

Common BME Granting Agencies and Foundations

American Cancer Society
provides online applications and instructions, along with funding trends and a breakdown of research funding by state.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
This institute presents information on grants and fellowships, including program information, application tips and a database of current fellows.

National Institutes of Health
This provides research funding information, grant policies, grant application kits, NIH grant FAQs and study section rosters.

National Science Foundation
The NSF site provides well-organized grant information, inluding the Grant Proposal Forms Kit, the extensive Grant Proposal Guide and FAQs on the preparation of grant proposals.

National Research Council
This includes information about graduate fellowships and postdoctoral and senior research accociateship awards.

Whitaker Foundation
Biomedical Engineering Research Grants that support research and education in biomedical engineering at academic institutions.

Stony Brook University Specific Links

Important Grant Basics
A listing of grant related deadlines, applications and rules maintained by the Funding Opportunities and Research Resources Center.