Funding Opportunities

Maximize your potential for external funding by targeting your grant proposals to the right funders.  

Two key steps

  1. Clearly define your idea 
  2. Search for funders that support projects in your area of expertise

Grant Research Databases available to CSB/SJU Faculty, Staff and Students

  • Scangrants is a free database of grant opportunities in health-related disciplines for undergrads through senior researchers. Entries include grant programs that support travel, conference attendance, research, publication awards and more.
  • H-Net, a site for humanities scholars, includes a free database of funding opportunities in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • contains detailed descriptions of over 2,000 federal grant programs.
  • The Minnesota Council on Foundations site provides grant news, information, and grantmaker links and deadlines.
  • Minnesota Grants is a single entry point to State of Minnesota competitive grant opportunities. Grant seekers can search for grant opportunities by state agency or by subject area.
  • Minnesota State Register contains notices of state grant competitions and other state government business.