Guides
Guide to Federal and State Funding

Finding Funds

Comprehensive sources

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (http://www.cfda.gov/)
The CDFA is a government reference website as well as a reference book. It provides access to information about all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals. It can be searched by agency, program, topic, or subject.
Community of Science (http://www.cos.com/) [Restricted] VPN
Search for funding sources by sponsor, topic, subject and more. (Available to UCD users)
Grants.gov (http://www.grants.gov/)
Search for grant opportunities, get applications, register for email notification about grants.
FedBizOpps (http://fedbizopps.gov/)
Federal business opportunities for Federal government procurement opportunities.
Federal Asset Sales (http://www.usa.gov/shopping/shopping.shtml)
Information on government sales and auctions.
Firstgov – Government Benefits, Grants, and Financial Aid Links (http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Benefits.shtml)
Links to various Federal agencies.

Single Government Agency sources

National Science Foundation (http://www.nsf.gov/)
National Library of Medicine (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nlmhome.html)
National Endowment for the Arts (http://arts.gov/)
Department of Health and Human Services (http://www.hhs.gov/)

California

California Dept. of Education (http://www.cde.ca.gov)
State of California Grants (http://www.ca.gov/Grants.html)

Completed and Published Research

DOE R&D Accomplishments (http://www.osti.gov/accomplishments/)
Federal R&D Project summaries (http://www.osti.gov/fedrnd/)
NTIS – National Technical Information Service (http://www.ntis.gov/)
NTIS furnishes printed, microfiche or online copies of government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.
NTIS via CSA (http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=davis&access=davis856&cat=ntis) [Restricted] VPN – back to 1964, licensed database for UCD users
U.S. Patent and Trademark – Patent Search system (http://www.uspto.gov/patft/)
Full text U.S. patents since 1976, images since 1790.

Government Information E-Mail Reference