External funding programs sponsored by federal, state
and local governments along with private foundations and corporations
enable our faculty and staff to conduct research and initiate special
projects that otherwise would not have the necessary financing. Because
there are numerous sources and types of funding, identifying appropriate
programs can be time-consuming and complicated. The Office of
Research and Sponsored Programs is here to help guide you and to make
the process go more smoothly.
You can start with the information and links provided
below, and if you'd like personalized help, call or e-mail ORSPA's IT
Coordinator, Carole Thomason, at 9-6059 or
Electronic Resources for Searching for
What do you want to do?
which offers the largest Internet repository of funding
opportunities in all fields of study and
provides access to more than 400,000 grant programs.
Among the COS services are the COS Funding Alert service
and the COS Expertise database. COS Funding Alert
is a customized service that
automatically e-mails individual researchers about
funding opportunities that apply to their area of research. The
COS Expertise database consists of over 400,000
professional profiles submitted by researchers and
you want to learn more about how to use COS, attend one
contact us for one-on-one assistance, or
view a PowerPoint tutorial to learn at your own pace:
COS Funding Opportunities tutorial
Using COS Funding Alerts tutorial
Search for collaborators
member institutions or
by specific institution
Update your COS profile
View ETSU faculty
Perform a Faculty Match
what is this?
What is a Faculty Match?
You can do a Faculty Match when you have found an interesting funding
opportunity in COS and you want to search for possible collaborators
associated with the keywords contained in that COS funding opp record.
Easy as 1-2-3, here's how:
1) Make a note of the funding opportunity's COS ID number and click the
2) Type the ID number into the first box and click Search; or, if you
don't know the ID number for step 1 above, you could start your search
here, then once you've found an opportunity...
3) Click on the title to open the record and click the link "Faculty
Match" at the top of the page.
Below is a partial list of ETSU faculty
members who have populated COS profiles -- click on a name to view
his/her profile page:
Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for
competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
Grants.gov is the single access point for thousands of grant
programs offered by the all the Federal grant-making agencies, including
NIH, NEH, NEA, DOD, DED, DOE, etc..
Free Funding Alert Service Subscriptions
Links to Other Agencies and their
Weekly Opps &
NEH Grant Programs and Deadlines
March of Dimes 2010 RFP for Research Proposals
Folk and Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program
American Heart Association
National Program Funding Opportunities
Greater Southeast Affiliate Funding Opportunities
National Criminal Justice