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

  • 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.

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