University of Delaware

Funding Opportunities

There are a number of funding opportunities available to Researchers at the University of Delaware. Please follow the links on this page for the different opportunities, award amounts and important dates. Funding opportunities for sponsored research are available to UD-eligible principal investigators from a variety of federal and state agencies and private foundations.

COS Pivot is available to UD employees through a paid subscription from UD’s Morris Library and the Research Office. Library staff periodically offer workshops on effective use of the database.

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Current Opportunities Closed Govt, State & Foundations

Learn about the research funding opportunities available from private foundations on this Web site.

Search the state’s Web site for grant opportunities.

is designed to serve as a "one-stop shop" for federal research funding opportunities. If you want to explore a particular department or agency further, selected links are listed below. For a comprehensive listing, visit

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Defense

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Homeland Security

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of the Interior

Department of Justice

Department of Labor

Department of State

Department of Transportation

Department of the Treasury

Department of Veterans Affairs



EPSCOR Funding Opportunities

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Archives

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Standards and Technology

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Science Foundation

Current Funding Opportunities

Approaching Dates

Limited Submissions


GUR Grant Application

Department Admin Deadline

Research Office Deadline

UDRF-SI (RO Pilot Grants)

Funding Available