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Finding funding sources is often one of the most time-consuming aspects of seeking competitively awarded grants. This post presents links to sources of Federal grants from selected Federal grant-making agencies and offices. Earlier posts each surveyed several agencies and offices. This final post will survey others.

 

Links were live at the time of research; if one proves inactive — and it does not automatically redirect users to a live link — simply reduce the link back to its domain name (e.g., usda.gov) and review that website for a new link.

 

Among the agencies and offices of the United States government that offer competitively awarded grants are:

 

Libraries and Museums:

Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS):

http://www.imls.gov/applicants/default.aspx

 

Public Service:

Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS):

http://www.americorps.gov/for_organizations/funding/nofa_detail.asp?tbl_nofa_id=83

 

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics:

National Science Foundation (NSF):

http://www.nsf.gov/funding/

    •    Crosscutting and NSF-Wide Funding Opportunities:

http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_list.jsp?type=xcut

    •    Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=bio

    •    Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=cise

    •    Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=ehr

    •    Directorate for Engineering (ENG):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=eng

    •    Directorate for Geosciences (GEO):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=geo

    •    Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=mps

    •    Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=sbe

    •    Environmental Research and Education (ERE):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=ERE

    •    Office of Cyber Infrastructure (OCI):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=OCI

    •    Office of Integrative Activities (OIA):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=oia

    •    Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE):

http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=OISE

    •    Office of Polar Programs (OPP):

http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=opp

 

Social Security: 

Social Security Administration (SSA):

http://www.ssa.gov/oag/grants/ssagrant.htm

 

State:

US Department of State (State):

    •    Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA):

http://eca.state.gov/organizational-funding/open-grant-solicitations

    •   Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR):

http://www.state.gov/s/inr/grants/index.htm

    •    Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs:

http://www.state.gov/e/oes/

 

Transportation:

US Department of Transportation (DOT:

    •    Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA):

http://www.rita.dot.gov/rdt/

    •    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSB):

http://www.nhtsa.gov/About+NHTSA/Programs+&+Grants

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