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Grants and Funding Finding: Library Services and Support

This guide provides information about various resources for Brown community members searching for research grants.

Grant Finding Databases at Brown

Brown offers a variety of tools and services in support of faculty and student researchers seeking internal and external funding opportunities.


Funding Support Offices at Brown

Brown has numerous internal grants and fellowships for students, faculty and researchers offered by various centers, offices, and campus organizations. Below are a some sites that gather some of these but it is also advisable to check with various campus units about specific opportunities that might come available.

Office of the Vice President for Research

Find information on restricted/limited submission opportunities, services for those applying for grants as well as award management through the Office of Sponsored Projects.

Internal Funding Opportunities @ Brown

External Funding Opportunities

Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) supports Brown University faculty in the acquisition, performance, and administration of projects and programs funded from sources outside the University. Contact OSP with questions about pre-award and post-award processes and procedures.

Find OSP Contacts by Department

Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations 

Strategic Funding Database

Funding Opportunities Databases

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations facilitates engagement with and investment from corporations and foundations to advance Brown University’s teaching, learning and research priorities.Their office will work with you and your partners to forge mutually beneficial collaborations that harness the energy and endeavors of the University’s outstanding faculty and students in all fields and disciplines.

Office of Global Engagement

Global Engagement helps to support many of the activities that take Brown students and faculty out into the world, and those that bring the international into the University's classrooms, labs, and lecture halls.

Grant Opportunities Database

U.S. Federal Government Grants

Federal Language Scholarships and Training Programs is a website launched by the U.S. Department of State to serve as a resource for information on language scholarships and training programs offered by the federal government.

Current Awards A searchable database of funding opportunities available through all federal grant-making agencies. Records include program scope, eligibility requirements, deadlines, and program director contact information.

View Previously Funded Awards

NIH Reporter: Search past projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
NSF grant award search database: Search past projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
NEH funded Projects query: Search past projects funded by National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).