Research

External Funding Opportunities

Faculty and students can search for institutional and individual research funding opportunities from federal agencies, foundations, and local sources.

There are specific institutional funding opportunities for faculty to support USM's central themes of Student Success and Community Engagement. These are listed at: www.usm.maine.edu/research/research-grants-funding

ALL AGENCIES

Grants.gov

University of Maine search tool

Duke University search tool

SPECIFIC FEDERAL AGENCIES

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA-NSPIRES)

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

LOCAL & FOUNDATION FUNDING SOURCES

The Grantsmanship Center

The Foundation Center

Research Mission

To support research, scholarship and creative activity to: promote knowledge, discovery and practical application to advance Maine's economy, communities and the quality of life for Maine citizens; to strengthen classroom education and transform the lives of students through real world learning opportunities; and to support faculty and staff commitment to excellence in scholarly accomplishments regionally, nationally and internationally.