These searchable databases will help you find funding opportunities and useful information to enhance your proposal.

Grant Forward

Grant Forward is an online database of federal and private funding programs. Governors State University faculty, staff and students can access Grant Forward by using their email address. If you have trouble signing in contact OSPR. is a centralized website where grant seekers can find and apply for federal funding opportunities. It houses information on more than 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for 26 federal grant-making agencies.

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online provides funding prospects by combining data with intuitive search functionality and informative data visualizations.  It is a valuable resource for faculty and staff interested in funding from private or public charitable foundations. For access, please contact