Online Funding Sources

Once you have an idea for a project, the next step is identifying where you'll go to find the funding. Many government agencies fund research and educational projects. Private and corporate foundations also fund research and education projects.

Grant funding websites available from the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Research.

Searchable Databases

Sites available to the general public

  • is the source to FIND and APPLY for Federal government grants. You can register to have email alerts notifying you about grants in numerous categories.
  • Online resource of NYC-based Foundation Center; Carnegie Library in Oakland has a mini-Foundation Center. Easy access to basic information, contacts, financials of most individual private foundations and their IRS Form 990s.
  • Directory of Pennsylvania Foundations