Search Engines for Research Opportunities

Pivot:  This site searches a large number of federal and non-federal sources; can save searches and request e-mail notifications of opportunities that match your search.  Requires domain log-in.

GrantForward:  Simiar to Pivot, but accesses a slightly different set of funding sources.

Foundation Center: Not-for-profit sponsors and requests for proposals.  This subscription service requires assistance by the Foundation and Corporate Relations Office (Health System Development).  Please contact Dr. Steven Wasserman ( in the Office for Research if you wish to have a search conducted. Search for federal grant and contract opportunities.

FedBizOpps : Information on federal government contracts.

GrantsNet (from the AAAS): Search for funding opportunities for training in the sciences (e.g., postdocs) and for undergraduate science education.