Search for Funding Opportunities
Creighton University now subscribes to the Grant Forward funding opportunities database. This is a comprehensive database that includes funding opportunities for all disciplines, and can be accessed from any computer on campus.
- Educational Materials (includes how-to slides and a web seminar on using Grant Forward)
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Grant Forward Overview video
- Webinars on using Grant Forward
The Foundation Center database contains records for all known active foundations in the United States. Most of the larger foundations list previous grant award recipients by title and award. To request a funding search, please contact Barb Bittner at 402-280-3209 in Sponsored Programs Administration.
The Online Catholic Funding Guide provides the latest information on funders interested in Catholic projects and institutions. Includes private foundations, church-based grants programs, foundations sponsored by religious communities, international funding agencies, and more. Note: Please contact Sponsored Programs Administration to obtain login information.
Other good places to look for discipline-specific funding opportunities are in the acknowledgements of your literature search results, professional publications and on the Web sites of professional organizations. If you do not know the Web site address of the organization you are looking for, try searching for the address using an online search engine, such as Google.
Federal resources for grants and funding information:
Grants.gov is a single website to find and apply for federal government grants. Grant seekers can now easily access information on, and apply for, thousands of Federal grants through one secure internet source managed by the Federal government. 100% of grant opportunities offered by all 26 Federal grant-making agencies and many Federal commissions are now available through www.grants.gov.
The search capabilities that are built into the site make finding grants faster and researching grants more efficient. By subscribing to the email update service, when new grants matching your specified interests are posted, email notifications are sent to the subscriber - including the title, the agency name and a link which can take them right to the grant. These features make keeping on top of newly available grants of interest to grant applicant organizations a matter of minutes a day. You can can find out more about Grants.gov by visiting the website at www.grants.gov.
- User Guide - No registration process is required by PI
- Register to Receive Grant Opportunities
- Find Funding Opportunities
- Apply for a Grant
State resources for grants and funding information:
- Nebraska EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research )
- Nebraska Department for Health & Human Services
- Nebraska Arts Council
- Nebraska Humanities Council
Confidential Research Hotline (402-280-3200)
Research Personnel are expected to report any known or suspected noncompliant conduct related to research or sponsored program activities conducted and/or approved through Creighton University. The confidential Research Compliance Hotline (402-280-3200) is available for any individual who wishes to remain anonymous and/or has found other available reporting mechanisms to be ineffective. Research Personnel may also address their research compliance-related questions or concerns to the Director of Research & Compliance at 402-280-2511.