Potential Funding Agencies

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Science Foundation's Find Funding webpage

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950. NSF supports scientific progress, national health, national defense, computer science, mathematics, and similar topics of research in colleges and universities.

Current Open Solicitations

  • Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB) RFP
  • Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research (IBSS) RFP



Grants.gov is a website listing Federal grant opportunities. The website also gives resources for applying as well as policies, procedures, different systems, reporting, etc. You can search for opportunities based on keywords, agency, and even eligibility. Grants.gov also has the latest opportunities listed on their homepage.

Federal Agencies

State and Great Lakes Agencies

Philanthropic Organizations

UW System Grants

UW System's Office of Academic and Student Affairs provides opportunities for grants related to both teaching and research. Available grants and deadlines can be found on the System Academic Affairs website.

Applied Research-WiTAG Grants Program - due early January each year

All UW-Superior grants and funding proposals to/for the above-noted opportunities are reviewed and signed by the Grants and Research Administrator and need to be delivered to the Grant and Research Office in Old Main, Room 103, five business days before the proposal is due. Please deliver the internal routing form signed, with your narrative, budget and all attachments five business days before the proposal is due. The Grant and Research Office will secure the required signatures giving you permission to submit.  Call the Grant and Research Office at ext. 8488 for more information and fro assisting developing your grant application and budget.

Additional UW System grant opportunities:

Office of Professional Instructional Development (OPID)

Wisconsin ESEA Improving Teacher Quality Program

International Funders

Fellowship Opportunities