Funding Opportunities

Please Note
It is up to the individual researcher to identify any restrictions, determine eligibility, etc. before submitting a proposal.

Internal Research Funding Opportunities

Resources for Locating External Funding

PIVOT – PIVOT provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration.
NOTE: The UW subscribes to this resource so you must be on the UW-Madison campus network or VPN to access PIVOT.

InfoEd/SPIN – InfoEd/SPIN is a database of over 40,000 funding opportunities from more than 10,000 global sponsors.

Proposal Central – Proposal Central is an e-grant making website shared by many government, non-profit, and private grant-making organizations.

UW-Madison Memorial Library Grants Information Center – An easy to use, comprehensive website for funding opportunities.

Wisconsin.GrantWatch – Wisconsin.GrantWatch is a database of State of Wisconsin funding sources. – is a source to find federal grant opportunities.

DOE – The Department of Energy, Office of Science search for funding opportunities site.

DOD DARPA – The Department of Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency opportunities list.

NIH – The National Institutes of Health funding information site.

NSF – The National Science Foundation search for funding opportunities site.

USDA-NIFA – The United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture search for funding opportunities site.