Proposals
Locating Funding Opportunities and Collaborators

Find funding and collaborators using the following resources.

If you have additional questions, please contact your Research Administrator or the McCormick Scientific Grants Editor.

Northwestern Offices

Listservs and Bulletins

Search Engines

  • SciVal Funding™
    Receive targeted funding recommendations and alerts based on a pre-populated research profile.
  • Pivot Funding Alerts
    Drawn from Community of Science (COS), a large funding database that contains funding appointments from the government, philanthropic, and industrial sectors in all fields.
  • Foundation Directory Online (FDO) 
    Resources include a database of the entire universe of over 108,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the United States. To access, enter “Foundation Directory Online” into the search bar in the upper left corner of the Northwestern University Library’s main page.

Collaborator Databases

  • Northwestern Scholars
    A searchable database for Northwestern University researchers and investigators.
  • SciVal Experts Community
    A searchable database for all kinds of researchers and investigators from other universities and foundations.