Find Funding Toolkit

These tools and resources were developed by reviewing existing resources online and soliciting help from the community. To make this toolkit even more beneficial, please feel free to share your resources  for us to review and post to further support UF research administration activities.

Core Office Toolkits

UF Core Office toolkits feature a variety of different types of training materials, including simulations, instruction guides and links to courses. Toolkits that will be helpful to Research Adminstrators include:

Tools and Resources Frequently Used to Find Funding

Tool/Resource DEscription Maintained by
FBO (Federal Business Opportunities) Source for Federal Business and Contracting Opportunities US General Services Administration
FDO (Foundation Directory Online) Quick Start Directory of over 100,000 foundations – Guide Foundation Center by Candid
Funding Opportunities for UF Graduate Students A snapshot of funding opportunities for UF graduate students UF Division of Research Program Development and the Graduate School
govinfo Federal Digital System Access to official Federal Government publications US Government Publishing Office
Grants.gov Federal funding opportunities – Guide US Department of Health and Human Services
How to Find Funding Using Keywords and Proper Databases Tips on searching for funding opportunities for graduate students UF |Research
List of Federal Agencies An A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies USA.Gov
NSF Funding Opportunities Link to NSF funding opportunities US National Science Foundation
NIH Guide to Grants & Contracts Link to NIH guidance US National Institutes of Health
NIFA (National Institute of Food and Agriculture) Grant Search A tool to search the NIFA website for competitive Request for Applications (RFAs) US National Institute of Food and Agriculture