Finding Funding

Funding Institutional

The Office of Research and Innovation and the Office of Institutional Advancement have subscribed to Funding Institutional (FI), a searchable database containing data on funding opportunities, funders, and awarded grants, drawn from a wide range of governmental and private sources. Investigators utilizing FI may increase grant rate success, uncover new sources of funding, and minimize time and maximize productivity using this resource.

PIVOT Funding Discovery (formerly COS Funding Opportunities)

PIVOT integrates funding opportunities and collaborator discovery. PIVOT contains the full content of the database COS Funding Oppportunities, with the addition of “scholar profiles” for researchers around the world.

Drexel’s InfoReady Funding Portal

This includes announcements for limited submission opportunities from external funding agencies (such as the CDC, NSF & NIH), Internal funding opportunities from the Office of the Provost, Drexel schools & colleges, and Foundation calls for proposals from the Office of Institutional Advancement.

Additional Sources

Drexel’s Office of Research Funding Opportunities

This includes information on Active Opportunities, Sponsor Specific Opportunities, and Limited Submission Competitions.

Diversity, Anti-Racism, and Health Disparities Funding Opportunities

This is a curated list of currently active funding opportunities for research to combat the adverse impacts of racism and inequity on public health. Last updated July 2022.


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 Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunities

NIH offers funding for many types of grants, contracts, and even programs that help repay loans for researchers. The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts is the official publication of notices of grant policies, guidelines, and funding opportunity announcements (FOAs)

National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding opportunities

NCI-supported funding announcements include requests for applications, program announcements, research project grants, requests for proposals for contracts, NCI cleared concepts, and fellowship training and career development awards.

NCI training opportunities

NCI-supported training and career development.

National Science Foundation (NSF) funding

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.

ASPPH Funding Opportunities – Friday Letter

ASPPH provides information about grant opportunities in each week’s Friday Letter, a weekly electronic newsletter.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) funding opportunities

This is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. You can sign up for email alerts here.

Philanthropy News Digest

The Philanthropy News Digest, a service of the Foundation Center, allows you to set up customized alerts for funding opportunities from foundations. They also send an RFP Bulletin summarizing the week’s listings every Friday afternoon.