General Resources

Career Development

Funding Agencies and Databases

  • National Institutes of Health - Search through a comprehensive list of extramural grant and cooperative agreements
  • National Science Foundation NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements
  • Federal Register Database of funding opportunities offered by the US Department of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Service
  • Pivot Community of Science Combines the most comprehensive, editorially maintained database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 billions
  • SPIN Plus - Database that indexes funding programs from over 6,000 funding sources worldwide
  • Foundation Directory Online A service of the Foundation Center, a source of philanthropy worldwide, a unique database of information on more than 108,000 foundations, corporate donors, and charities in the U.S. Free access from the University of Miami Library website. 
  • Grants & Funding Listing of funding programs in biomedical fields posted on the Science Careers from the journal Science

Private Funding Opportunities

  • American Heart Association - Funding opportunities for cardiovascular disease and stroke research.
  • Burroughs Wellcome Postdoc Fellowships - Funding opportunities for biomedical scientists at the beginning of their career.
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Navigate to their website and enter “Postdoc funding opportunities” in the search box.
  • Life Sciences Research Foundation - Support for exceptional young scientists.