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Some useful links to find funding for research.
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Research Funding Databases

The following links are to databases of funding opportunities across the various disciplines.

  • Economic Research Institute
    Offers copies of IRS Form 990 for non-profit organizations. Free.
  • Federal R & D Project Summaries
    A database of descriptions, awards, and summaries of federally funded research.
  • Foundation Center
    This database features contact information on grantmakers in the U.S. including private foundations, community foundations, grantmaking public charities, and corporate giving programs. Also offers IRS 990 forms of foundations. Free.
  • Grant Advisor Plus
    This site includes a monthly update of grant announcements in many subject areas plus backfiles. Library subscription. Please access On Grounds or through UVa Proxy account.
  • is the primary source for finding U.S. government grants. NOTE: Only the U.Va. Office of Sponsored Programs is authorized to submit proposals via
  • SPIN
    Searches a wide range of federal and private funding opportunities. Can sort material by proposal deadlines and sponsor. Free to U.Va. faculty, students, and staff.

Funding for Libraries

The following links are to granting organizations that typically fund academic and research library projects.

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