External Funding

This page offers a few sources to help you locate external funding opportunities. Please contact the Office of Research Development and Commercialization for assistance.


Grant.gov hosts funding opportunity announcements from all federal agencies as required by law. Use the Manage Subscriptions link in the upper right corner to create email alerts for funding opportunities in your area of interest.


Accessed via Single Sign On, Maestro is the A&M System’s grant management tool. It also includes a search function that allows you to search for funding opportunities. Select Search in the top menu bar and then select Opportunity Search on the left.

Duke University Research Database

Duke University publishes all funding opportunities in their database with a one week delay. Usually 9,000 to 10,000 opportunities available here. Narrow the list using the filters on the left.

GuideStar and Foundation Center

Each of these sites offers search functions to find and learn about foundation support. Access Form 990s at these pages. The form 990 is required annually by the IRS and includes information about funded projects including funding amounts. These sites are an important source of information about foundations.

Other Sources of Funding

Use a search engine to locate funding. Searching the internet will also lead to lists of funding organizations.