Federal Funding Agencies

The U.S. federal government is an excellent source of funding for sponsored projects.  The following table provides direct links to federal entities that sponsor grant competitions of particular interest to faculty and staff at the University of St. Thomas:

National Science Foundation Homepage Policy FastLane
Getting Started in Fastlane
Grant Proposal Guide
Biology Computer/Information Sciences
Engineering Education and Human Resources
Geosciences Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Division of Undergraduate Education
Recent NSF Awards
NSF Document Search
National Institutes of Health Homepage
eRA Commons
Grants and Funding Opportunities
Award Cycles and Deadlines
Policies Relating to Grants
Information and NIH Awards
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Programs and Deadlines
National Endowment for the Arts Homepage
NEA Resources
Department of Education Homepage
Office of Postsecondary Education
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
Guide to Education Programs
Finding and Applying for DoEd Grants
Federal Agencies Index: grants.gov lists announcements from 26 grant-making agencies. Many federal agencies also have their own very targeted grant programs. Please consult the links below for information on agency-specific grant programs:
Department of Agriculture Homepage
Department of Commerce Homepage
Grant Opportunities
Department of Defense Homepage
National Security Education Program (NSEP)
Department of Energy Homepage
Department of Health and Human Services Homepage
Department of Housing/Urban Development Homepage
Department of Justice Homepage
Grant Programs
Department of Labor Homepage
Department of State Homepage
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Department of Transportation Homepage


Minnesota State Sources of Funding

The State of Minnesota is a surprisingly rich source of funding, and faculty and staff at the University of St. Thomas have made extensive use of the resources available:
Department of Education Homepage
Department of Health Homepage
Higher Education Services Office Homepage
Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program
Human Services Homepage
The Minnesota Humanities Commission Homepage
Grant Opportunities
Minnesota State Arts Board Homepage
Minnesota Historical Society Homepage