Funding Opportunities

Specific funding opportunities geared toward UDC faculty will be announced here.
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The ORAU University Partnerships Office is pleased to provide the information below regarding an opportunity only available to ORAU sponsoring and associate members.

Deadline for the Event Sponsorship Program Approaching

The deadline for applications for the Event Sponsorship Program is fast approaching. If you would like to host an event that will take place between October 1, 2015 and May 31, 2016, the application is due on Tuesday, September 1.

With the Event Sponsorship Program, up to $4000 can be requested to support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. For more information on the award and the application process, please visit the Event Sponsorship Program page on the Members Only website.

University Partnerships Office

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment, and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Institute of Health

Foundation Center

Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities

Minority Innovation Challenges Institute

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance – This web site gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments. Find the program you want and contact the office that administers the program and find out how to apply.

Community of Science – Web-based information system designed to help researchers locate funding opportunities.

eRA Commons – The electronic Research Administration (eRA) is a virtual meeting place used by a community as a whole for the exchange of research grants administration information. Provided by the NIH, “Commons” is a place where NIH extramural grantee organizations, grantees, and the public can receive and transmit information about the administration of biomedical and behavioral research. – A collection of online resources for nonprofit organizations.

Firstgov – This site, a rich treasure of online information, services and resources, provides official information and services from the U.S. government. Whatever you want or need from the U.S. government, it’s here.

Foundation Center – Information clearinghouse for foundation grants.

Fundsnet Online Services – Offers a variety of online research resources. – Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants. It is also the access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant making agencies.

DHHS – United States Department of Health & Human Services.

National Academy of Sciences/
National Academy of Engineering / Institute of Medicine /
National Research Council
– Clearinghouse for Science and Technology information.

National Institutes of Health – The National Institutes of Health is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. DHHS. It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

National Science Foundation – Free online mailings of NSF publications.


More Funding Opportunities:

U.S. Department of Education (DOEd)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)

Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps)

Fundsnet Services Online

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Proposal Central

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

Land Grant Research area