Federal Funding

Getting funding information can be simple and convenient. Even if you are not actively looking for funding, automatically getting funding announcements in your discipline is a good way to keep up with cutting edge research directions.


  • ED Info  U.S. Department of Education ED Info provides 1-2 email messages a week on new learning resources, ED reports, and ED grant opportunities.
  • GPO Federal Register The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations.
  • Grants.gov FIND All Federal agencies are required to post funding opportunities to Grants.gov FIND.
  • NSF Update Include all types of National Science Foundation information and publications, including funding opportunities.
  • NASA Office of Space Science Click on subscribe to SARA
  • Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium To receive email funding notices, send an email to Loretta Leist, MASGC Programs Officer, requesting that your name be added to the Sponsored Programs list.

Agency Deadlines

Agency Websites

Funding Publications

  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Some useful information but not always current
  • ED Grants and Contract Information U.S. Department of Education announcement of funding opportunities
  • FedBizOpps Formerly known as the Commerce Business Daily, the FedBizOpps provides notices of federal procurement bidding opportunities.
  • Federal Register A daily publication of federal research and development grant and contract opportunities.
  • HRSA PREVIEW The HRSA publication announcing discretionary competitive grants
  • NIH Guide A weekly publication of NIH biomedical and behavioral research and research training opportunities
  • NSF Bulletin A monthly publication of NSF science research opportunities