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Funding Opportunities

This website is no longer in use. Please go to the the UF Libraries Grants LibGuide to access the latest information and resources:

Please browse the links below to find information on obtaining grants and other funding opportunities.

Fellowship Grants: Students/Scholars

The University of Florida’s Libraries Grants Management Program staff has created a master list of fellowship grant opportunities and deadlines for undergraduate and graduate students (including international), and scholars.  The list will be updated periodically as new resources are identified.

Fellowship Master List Archive

This archive contains information about previously announced annual fellowships and grants for individuals, whose deadlines for the current year have not yet been announced.

Funding Alert Archive

This archive contains the Funding Alerts issued by the UF Smathers Libraries Grants Management Office. These funding alerts list the funding opportunities in disciplines supported by the UF Libraries and librarians serving faculty. View the latest Funding Alert here.

For opportunities which limit the number of applications from single institutions, “Limited Application Programs,” please contact the Research Support Unit in the Office of Research, Mary Vallianatos,, as soon as possible to determine if an internal selection process is necessary.

Office of Research FYI Funding Newsletter

Each issue of the online FYI provides information on research news at UF and federal, state, and foundation grant opportunities with upcoming deadlines and links to agency websites.  Also available on the FYI website is a calendar of upcoming proposal submission deadlines, recent grant awards to UF faculty, back issues of the FYI and more.

Community of Science (COS)

COS Funding Opportunities is an up-to-date database of announcements for grants, fellowships, awards and more from around the world, comprising more than 25,000 records worth over $33 billion.

COS Funding Alert is a weekly e-mail notification with a customized list of funding opportunities based on specified criteria provided by the individual COS member. To register: l 

Illinois Researcher Information Service (IRIS)

The IRIS Database currently contains over 9,000 active federal and private funding opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. In addition to funding opportunities for faculty, the IRIS Database also contains fellowships and scholarships for grad students and undergrads. Users can search IRIS by sponsor, deadline date, keyword, and other criteria. Most IRIS records contain live links to sponsor Web sites, electronic forms, or Electronic Research Administration (eRA) portals. The IRIS Database is updated daily. The IRIS Alert Service enables students, staff, and researchers at subscribing institutions to create their own IRIS search profiles. Users can select their preferred search frequency, delivery method (e-mail or Web), and keywords. The program runs the user's profile against the IRIS database and delivers the search results automatically via e-mail or the Web.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)

The IEFA database has resources for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad, with a database of over 2,000 programs of financial aid for international education. Some resources are specific to the student's home country or field of study while others are more general.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Deadlines for Grants and Awards

Search deadlines and grants awards that are drawn from The Chronicle's extensive listings. You can search them by category, or browse a complete list.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Daily News Updates


Search GrantsNet to find current opportunities for funding research in biomedical, life, physical, social sciences, mathematics and engineering.

GrantsNet provides opportunities for student scholarships, internships and fellowships, as well as institutional underwriting for student financial aid, curriculum building, and faculty development. database provides searching and applications for federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community. Learn more about and determine if your project is eligible for grant opportunities offered on this site.


The GuideStar Web site connects people and organizations with information on the programs and finances of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofits including foundations, and has become an indispensable part of grants and donor prospect research.

Foundation Center Online Directory

The Library Grants Coordinator can access the Foundation Center Online Directory to perform searches for Library faculty and staff .The directory is updated continually and provides the most accurate details available on U.S. funders and their grants.The online directory is more comprehensive with over 96,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors, 1.5 million recent grants, and more than 400,000 key decision makers.