Grants & Funding

Research Funding Sources

Following is a list of sources that describe research funding opportunities in engineering.

 

Federal Agencies

Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
http://afosr.sciencewise.com/

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
http://www.arpa.mil/

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
http://www.faa.gov/

Federal Energy Technology Center (FETC)
http://www.fetc.doe.gov/index-b.html

Federal Highway Administration (FHA)
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/

Fulbright Program
http://exchanges.state.gov/education/fulbright/

Gas Research Institute
http://www.gri.org/

National Academy of Sciences
http://www.nas.edu/

National Aeronautical & Space Administration (NASA)
http://www.nasa.gov/NASA_homepage.html/

NASA Glen Research Center
http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/

National Institute for Global Environmental Change
http://nigec.ucdavis.edu/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
http://www.nih.gov/

National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST)
http://www.nist.gov/

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
http://www.noaa.gov/

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
http://www.nrel.gov/

National Research Council (NRC)
http://www.nas.edu/nrc/

National Security Agency (NSA)
http://www.nsa.gov/

National Science Foundation (NSF)
http://www.nsf.gov/

National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC)
http://www.nttc.edu/

Naval Research Laboratory
http://www.nrl.navy.mil/

Office of Naval Research (ONR)
http://www.onr.navy.mil/

U.S. Agency for International Development
http://www.usaid.gov/

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
http://www.usace.army.mil/

U.S. Army Research Office
http://www.aro.ncren.net/

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
http://www.usda.gov/

U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)
http://www.doc.gov/

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
http://www.defenselink.mil/

U.S. Department of Education (DoEd)
http://www.ed.gov/

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
http://www.er.doe.gov/

U.S. Department of the Interior
http://www.doi.gov/

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
http://www.dot.gov/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
http://www.epa.gov/

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
http://www.usgs.gov/index.html

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State Agencies

Ohio Board of Regents (OBR)
http://www.regents.state.oh.us/for_campuses.htm

Ohio Department of Development (ODOD)
http://www.odod.state.oh.us/

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/

Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)
http://www.dot.state.oh.us/

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA)
http://www.epa.state.oh.us/

Ohio Engineers and Surveyors Board
http://www.peps.state.oh.us/index.html

Ohio Department of Health
http://www.odh.state.oh.us/

 

Private Agencies

American Association of University Women Educational Foundation
http://www.aauw.org/3000/fdnfelgra.html

American Chemical Society (ACS)
http://www.acs.org/

ACS Petroleum Research Fund
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
http://www.awwa.org/

AT&T Foundation
http://www.att.com/foundation/

Beckman Foundation
http://www.beckman-foundation.com/

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
http://www.bwfund.org/

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
http://www.dreyfus.org/

Carnegie Corporation
http://www.carnegie.org/

David and Lucille Packard Foundation
http://www.packfound.org/

Energy Foundation
http://www.energyfoundation.org/applications/index.html

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
http://www.epri.com/

Engineering Foundation
http://www.engfnd.org/engfnd/

Ford Foundation
http://www.fordfound.org/

Kresge Foundation
http://www.kresge.org/

Heinz Endowments
http://www.heinz.org/menu.html

The Henry Luce Foundation
http://www.hluce.org/

MacArthur Foundation
http://www.macfdn.org/

The Pew Charitable Trusts
http://www.pewtrusts.com/

W. Alton Jones Foundation
http://www.wajones.org/

Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF)
http://www.werf.org/

Whitaker Foundation
http://www.whitaker.org/

W.M. Keck Foundation
http://www.wmkeck.org/

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General Research Databases

Commerce Business Daily
http://cbd.cos.com/

Community of Science
http://www.cos.com/

The Foundation Center
http://www.fdncenter.org/

Grants Web
http://www.srainternational.org/cws/sra/resource.htm

FEDIX - federal research
http://content.sciencewise.com/fedix/index.htm?

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Community of Science Database

The University of Cincinnati belongs to the Community of Science (COS). COS is the leading Internet site for the global R&D community. COS brings together the world's most prominent scientists and researchers at more than 1,300 universities, corporations and government agencies worldwide. COS provides tools and services that enable these professionals to communicate, exchange information and find the people and technologies that are important to their work. These services are accessed through the COS Workbench, a customized workspace for the individual member.

With a COS account, you can search more than 22,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion -- updated daily. You can also sign up to receive weekly email alerts for research announcements in your specific research areas.

You can set up your own individual COS account at

http://www.cos.com/

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