Grant Opportunity DatabasesPlease note: All links on this page will open in a new tab or window.
These are comprehensive databases of government and non-government funding opportunities in all fields, searchable by discipline, eligibility, funding types, sponsor types, deadline, and keyword. These are available to all BU faculty and staff members through subscriptions maintained by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Other Helpful Databases
- University of Rochester Arts, Sciences, & Engineering Fellowships/Awards Database
This is a comprehensive, searchable, filterable, and updated list of opportunities in all disciplines, particularly strong in non-federal opportunities and good for humanities and social sciences.
- Duke University Funding Opportunities
This is a comprehensive database of government and non-government funding opportunities in all fields, searchable by discipline, eligibility, funding types, deadline, and keyword.
- University of California, Berkeley, Funding Opportunities
This regularly updated, non-searchable site from the Berkeley Sponsored Programs Office includes both government and private funding opportunities in all fields and classifies them usefully: travel grants, equipment grants, grants for new and young faculty, postdoc grants, etc.
Other Sources of Inspiration
- Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin
- BUMC Foundation Funding Opportunity Bulletin
This list of $100k+ opportunities in medicine and healthcare extracted from Pivot is distributed monthly (prepared by BUSM Foundation Relations, in collaboration with the BUMC Provost’s Office).