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money1small.jpgSeveral on-line search tools are available to IUSM researchers who are interested in identifying funding opportunities in their areas of interest. In addition to those listed below, you can sign up for the Research Enterprise newsletter published by the IUPUI Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.  

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Community of Science (COS): COS is a primary on-line search tool for identifying funding opportunities. To take advantage of this powerful tool, register at http://pivot.cos.com/funding_main .Once you have completed the short registration process, you can personalize your search by selecting the option entitled "launch your workbench". You can access federal, local, corporate, foundation, nonprofit and other funding opportunities using key terms and save the results of up to 20 searches and have them delivered to you weekly via email.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) "NIH Guide": To take advantage of this search tool, register at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/listserv.htm. It allows you to receive discipline specific funding opportunities that are delivered to you weekly via email.

National Science Foundation (NSF) "MyNSF": To take advantage of this search tool register at http://www.nsf.gov/mynsf/. It allows you to receive discipline specific funding opportunities that are delivered to you weekly via email.

Federal Business Opportunities "FedBizOpps": FedBizOpps is the single government point-of-entry for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000. Opportunities found at this site include, but are not limited to, presolicitations and special notices for research and service contracts for specific projects and some national centers and surveys that would not be found in Grants.gov and may not be found in the Community of Science.

Foundation Center:  The Foundation Finder offers information on grantmakers in the U.S., including private foundations, community foundations, grantmaking public charities, and corporate giving programs. 

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