Thousands of private foundations and hundreds of federal agencies award billions of dollars in grants each year.

A variety of tools exist to help identify funders whose interests align with any given project.

Recommended Sites

  • Grants.gov is a great source for federal grant funding.

  • InfoEd’s SPIN is a search engine that identifies funding opportunities from public and private sources.

  • Guidestar is a searchable database of private and corporate foundations.

  • Google

Other Resources

  • VT-EPSCoR has state opportunities for physical and environmental sciences.

  • The Vermont Directory of Foundations Online has information on in-state and out-of-state foundations that like to support Vermont-focused projects. If you would like help searching this database for specific funders, contact Kim Balparda.

New Listserv Sign Up

The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce a new and improved email list service. Two current subscriptions opportunities are:
GRANTS-INFO is a general email listserv for faculty and staff at Middlebury who are interested in receiving information about grant opportunities to support research, scholarships, programmatic activities, and other initiatives in myriad disciplines. 

SCIENCE-GRANTS-INFO is an email list for faculty and staff at Middlebury who are interested in receiving information about grant opportunities to support research, scholarship, and other professional activities in the natural and physical sciences, mathematics, neuroscience, and computer science. 

Subscribe to both and don't miss a thing!

Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Ave
Middlebury, VT 05753

grantsoffice@middlebury.edu