Grant & Conference Opportunities
Please see the links below for potential grant opportunities. Some grant opportunities of interest to the Lawrence Tech community are also posted to the Blackboard Research Support Services organization, which is available only to Lawrence Tech faculty and staff members. For questions about the applicability of a grant opportunity, please contact your department chair or a member of the Research Support Services Committee. Please contact Mark Brucki or Howard Davis of Advancement for questions about corporate and foundation opportunities respectively. Please contact Luba Kagan of Business Services for information on developing budgets or submitting grant proposals.
In4Grants - Lawrence Tech subscribes to In4Grants, a comprehensive Web-based service to find grant opportunities, collaborate with research partners, and prepare grant proposals. See a member of the RSSC for more information about this service and instructions for use.
FoundationSearch - Lawrence Tech's Advancement Office subscribes to FoundationSearch, a Web-based service to explore funding opportunities with foundations. Please contact Howard Davis of the Office of University Advancement to schedule an appointment to search for foundation funding opportunities.
ResearchGate - ResearchGate is a free social networking site that connects members with potential collaborators around the world. Members creat profiles, participate in discussion forums, share research papers, and connect with conference and publication opportunities. ResearchGate has over 1.4 million users around the world.
ConferenceAlerts - To be informed of upcoming academic and professional conferences in your discipline, we recommend that you subscribe to this free Web-based service which forwards calls for papers to your Lawrence Tech e-mail address.
Foundation Center - freely available database of foundation funding opportunities
Grants.gov - Consolidated listings of government grant opportunities covering most of the agencies listed below. The In4Grants service also indexes most of these sources.
National Science Foundation - All NSF proposals are submitted via the FastLane system. Please note that as of March 18, 2013, all FastLane proposals will be automatically checked to ensure that the following proposal sections are completed: Project Summary, Project Description, References Cited, Biographical Sketch(es), Budget, Budget Justification, Current and Pending Support, Facilities / Equipment and other Resources, Data Management Plan, Postdoctoral Mentoring Plan (if applicable).
Department of Energy:
Department of Defense:
Federal Grants Wire site
Army Medical Research
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
Army Research Lab
Army Research Office
Army Corps of Engineers
Naval Research Lab
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Department of Education