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Research Funding and Grants Guide

Provides resources on finding funding and grants.

Find Funding

Focus your funding search with the tools below.

Internal Funding

Use this page to find:

  • Limited Submission Opportunities
  • Feasibility Funding
  • Faculty & Staff Funding Awards


External Funding

Use this page to find:

  • Foundations, Public Charities, and other Non-Profit Organizations
  • State & Federal Government Agencies
  • Commercial, Business, & Industry Sponsors
  • Crowd Source Funding


Search Funding Databases

Use this page to search for funding opportunities in these databases:

  • Pivot
  • Foundation Directory


Stay Informed

Use this page to sign up for funding announcements, newsletters, and email alerts from across campus and beyond.


Funding Search Consultation

Looking to fund your next big idea but overwhelmed with where and how to start your search? Connect with the Informationists of the U-M Library, who offer personalized, expert funding and grant search consultation to University of Michigan faculty and staff.




Funding for Students

For graduate, undergraduate and professional students looking for funds for tuition, research, travel, and more, check this Library guide.