Research Funding Sources

Following is a list of sources that describe research funding opportunities in engineering and computer science.

Federal agencies
State agencies
General databases
Community of Science database

Federal Agencies

Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Federal Energy Technology Center (FETC)

Federal Highway Administration (FHA)

Fulbright Program

Gas Research Institute

National Academy of Sciences

National Aeronautical & Space Administration (NASA)

NASA Glen Research Center

National Institute for Global Environmental Change

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

National Research Council (NRC)

National Security Agency (NSA)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC)

Naval Research Laboratory

Office of Naval Research (ONR)

U.S. Agency for International Development

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Army Research Office

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

U.S. Department of Education (DoEd)

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

U.S. Department of the Interior

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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State Agencies

New York State Foundation for Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR)

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

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General Research Databases

Commerce Business Daily

Community of Science

Grants Web

FEDIX - federal research

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Community of Science Database

Binghamton University belongs to the Community of Science (COS). COS is the leading Internet site for the global R&D community. COS brings together the world's most prominent scientists and researchers at more than 1,300 universities, corporations and government agencies worldwide. COS provides tools and services that enable these professionals to communicate, exchange information and find the people and technologies that are important to their work. These services are accessed through the COS Workbench, a customized workspace for the individual member.

With a COS account, you can search more than 22,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion -- updated daily. You can also sign up to receive weekly email alerts for research announcements in your specific research areas.

You can set up your own individual COS account at

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Last Updated: 11/26/13