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Funding Opportunities

Online Searchable Funding Databases

To find funding opportunities available to postdocs, explore the funding opportunities searchable databases below:



UCLA Graduate & Postdoctoral Extramural Support (GRAPES) Database Yes Yes
Pivot (formerly Community of Science) Yes Yes
AASCU Grant Resource Center Yes Yes
Community Foundation Locator   Yes
Euraxess: European Research In Motion Yes Yes
FedBizOpps   Yes
Federal Register Yes Yes
Foundation Directory Yes Yes
Funding for US Study Online Yes Yes Yes Yes
IIEPassport: Study Abroad Funding Yes Yes
New York Foundation for the Arts   Yes
NIH Fogarty International Center Postdoctoral Non-NIH Funding Opportunities Yes Yes
NIH Office of Extramural Research Yes  
NIH RePORTER search tool Yes  
NSF-National Science Foundation "Find Funding" Search Tool Yes Yes

Postdoctoral Fellowships and Job Opportunities:

UC Merced Resources for Grants Support:

One of the best resources to consult regarding support for grant writing is your Faculty Mentor. They are equipped with the discipline specific knowledge to help you navigate extramural sponsorship. In addition, we recommend that you reach out early on in the process to your Department Research Administrator, that can assist with proposal preparation and coordination with UC Merced's central grants office.  See below for more helpful tips and contacts at UC Merced: