Funding Sources

The following tools are available to Portland State University investigators in their search for project sponsors:

Browse or Search Funding Opportunities

Grant Forward
Search a comprehensive database of funding opportunities, including federal, foundation and institutional sources, using keywords and categories. PSU faculty and staff members using a PSU computer or VPN can sign up and log in using their Odin e-mail account and password information.

Federal Grants
Search for all available discretionary grants offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies.

Federal Contracts (Procurements)  FedBizOpps
Use a Web-based portal to search for business opportunities with the federal government.

Private Sponsors  Foundation Directory Online 
The Foundation Center offers a keyword-searchable database of more than 98,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant-making public charities in the U.S., in addition to more than 1.6 million grants. Contact a PSU Development Officer for information on obtaining access to the system.

Limited Submissions  Limited Submissions 

 Receive Email Alerts on Funding Opportunities

Federal Grants Notification Service
Subscribe to receive select notifications based on specific criteria such as eligibility, sub-agency, or type of funding instrument. 

Agency-Specific Subscriptions  Specific Subscriptions
Receive information on grants and other funding available from specific federal agencies and institutions.

NOTE:  PSU has discontinued its subscription to Community of Science. Please use the above referenced systems to identify funding opportunities or contact SPA staff at for additional information and assistance.