Finding Funding

Page Updated: April 20, 2021

Please Note

It is up to the individual researcher to identify any restrictions, determine eligibility, etc. before submitting a proposal.
COVID-19 Funding Resources
COVID-19/Coronavirus Resources
Funding opportunities related to COVID-19.
UW-Madison subscribes to these resources for locating funding:
PIVOT
Formerly Community of Science (COS)
PIVOT provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration.
NOTE: you must be on the UW-Madison campus network or VPN to access PIVOT.
InfoEd/SPIN UW – Madison will be discontinuing our subscription to InfoEd/SPIN. As of July 1, 2021 SPIN will no longer be available for funding searches.
UW Funding Sources:
CALS Research Division Opportunities CALS maintains a database of over 600 funding opportunities.
ICTR UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
UW-Madison Memorial Library Grants Information Center An easy to use, comprehensive website for funding opportunities.
UW-Madison VCRGE Programs with limited UW submission.
UW-Madison School of Medicine Active in all aspects of basic, clinical, translational and public health research.
Other Funding Sources:
Grants.gov A source to find and apply for federal grants.
DOD DARPA The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency opportunities list.
NIH The largest single sponsor of UW funding.
NSF National Science Foundation funding information.
Proposal Central An e-grant making website shared by many government, non-profit, and private grant-making organizations.
Wisconsin.GrantWatch.Com State of Wisconsin funding sources.