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Finding Funding


The Dornsife School of Public Health has subscribed to GrantForward, a funding opportunity search tool, which is open to all members of our school. GrantForward helps you find targeted grant opportunities based on your research needs with a database of grants from over 12,000 sponsors. You can search for grants by keywords and advanced filters, save your favorite searches for alerts of new grants, and save your favorite grants to keep track of them.

If you have any questions about the service, please contact Moira McAndrews at DSPH or for assistance.

Drexel University Office for Research

Drexel’s Office of Research hosts a funding opportunities page that includes information on Active Opportunities, Sponsor Specific Opportunities, and Limited Submission Competitions. 

Drexel University Office of Institutional Advancement: Foundations & Corporations Funding Opportunities

For information about funding opportunities from Foundations and Corporations, please see Drexel's Institutional Advancement website here

GRANTS.GOV - This is THE online resource for federal funding. All federal grant-making agencies have partnered with to make it your single and secure Internet source for all federal grants.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Grants & Funding - This site has information on U.S. Government Grants and Funding Resources, Grant Application Processes, and Grant Management for HHS Grant Programs, Education, and Training Funding Opportunities including internships, scholarships, and career opportunities, and contact information for business and organizations wishing to contract with the government. 

National Cancer Institute (NCI) - NCI-supported funding announcements are listed here including requests for applications, program announcements, research project grants, requests for proposals for contracts, NCI cleared concepts, and fellowship training and career development awards. Additional opportunities to support training and career development are available here.

National Science Foundation (NSF) - The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; [and] to secure the national defense…" The NSF Funding website includes a tool to search for funding opportunities based on keywords. 

Community of Science - COS Funding Opportunities is one of the most complete databases compiling available opportunities for grants, fellowships, prizes, and other types of funding. Opportunities come from the public and private sector, including local, state, and national governments, foundations, and corporations. You can search using specific parameters and set automatic alerts receive emails when opportunities relevant to your research become available. Please see here (PDF) for more information.

ASPPH Funding Opportunities - ASPPH provides information about grant opportunities in each week’s Friday Letter, a weekly electronic newsletter that you can sign up for here.  

Philanthropy News Digest Customized Funding Opportunities Alerts - The Philanthropy News Digest, a service of the Foundation Center, allows you to customize alerts for funding opportunities from foundations. They also send an RFP Bulletin summarizing the week's listings every Friday afternoon. 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) - The nation's largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. You may see a list of funding opportunities here or sign up for email alerts here.