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Where Can I Find Information about Possible Sources of Funding for a Research Project I'm Planning? allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants. is THE single access point for over 1000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies. The US Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.

Community of Science

The University is now a subscriber to the Community of Science. For additional information, please contact Richard Nollan ( in the Library.

Senior Faculty

Senior faculty in your field can be invaluable in helping you to locate sources of funding for a project. They generally are familiar with both federal and non-federal agencies that fund projects in your area of interest.

The Library

Publications that you can access through the library generally include an acknowledgment for any sponsor of the project. In addition, the librarian may be able to provide additional assistance in guiding you to publications and/or computer resources that may be helpful to you in your search efforts. Phone: (901) 448-5634

The Development Office

Your college representative or the Director of Development Research may be able to assist you in locating sources of funding. This resource may be particularly helpful in matching your interests with those of local private foundations or corporations. Phone: (901) 448-5516

Grants & Research Administration

The Office of Grants & Research Administration (GRA) receives the NIH Guide and other information about funding opportunities via e-mail. To be added to the distribution list for this information, please see the Research Listserv page.

Grants Information Center (off campus)

The Grants Information Center, a quasi-governmental organization that serves the Memphis non-profit community, may be able to provide additional information about funding sources. Phone: (901) 684-6605

Last Published: Sep 30, 2016