Many funding databases (notably COS pivot and the Foundation Center) allow you to subscribe to alerts and newsletters that will notify you of new opportunities or opportunities you have tracked. You can also subscribe to any of the following rss feeds or newsletters if you wish to receive general updates in a particular subject area.

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National Science Foundation Update

Audience: Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences

The National Science Foundation’s free e-mail subscription service allows users to receive an e-mail message each time new content is added to the NSF web site in selected categories.

Go to NSF Update

National Institutes of Health Resources

Audience: Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Health and Medical Sciences

The NIH publishes several alerts services, listservs, and newsletters featuring funding opportunities.

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NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts

  • The NIH Guide is the official publication of NIH grant policies, guidelines, and funding opportunities. You can receive the NIH Guide Table of Contents (NIHTOC), including links to new funding announcements, via:Email (weekly) or RSS feed (continuous).

NIH Extramural Nexus

  • The NIH Extramural Nexus provides regular updates on NIH grants policies and activities that impact the entire grants community.

Listservs

  • NIH supports more than 1,500 public listervs. You can browse the top listservs and subscribe.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Email Services

Audience: Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Health and Medical Sciences

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offers email alerts for grants relating to health and health care of all Americans. Although not required to subscribe, registering for a MyRWJF profile allows further customization of program area or topic-specific updates on RWJF research and publications, funding opportunities, and other news from the foundation or the field.

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EPA National Center for Environmental Research listserv

Audience: Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Life and Physical Sciences

NCER periodically sends out emails to subscribers announcing new grants, funding opportunities, and newsworthy items regarding NCER-funded research.

Go to EPA Listserv

Transportation Research Board

Audience: Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences

Notification of new requests for proposals from the TRA are available via listserv or RSS feed.

Department of Justice JUSTINFO

Audience: Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Social Sciences

JUSTINFO is a biweekly electronic newsletter from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. It contains information about publications, events, funding and training opportunities, and Web-based resources available from NCJRS Federal sponsors.

Go to JUSTINFO
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Department of Energy ARPA-E Updates

Audience: Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Life and Physical Sciences

The Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) periodically sends subscribers newsletters and special notices with the latest ARPA-E news, funding opportunities, updates, and featured profiles.

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Department of Education Resources

Audience: Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Health and Medical Sciences, Social Sciences

Federal Register notices from the Department of Education via Twitter or RSS.

Foundation Center Alert Services

Audience: Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Arts and Humanities, Health and Medical Sciences, Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences

Philanthropy News Digest, a service of the Foundation Center, publishes requests for proposals (RFPs) and notices of awards as a free service for grant-making organizations and nonprofits. It is updated every Friday and is available by email or RSS feed.

Other Foundation Center newsletters include:

  • Arts Funding Watch (updated infrequently)
  • Education Funding Watch
  • Health Funding Watch (updated infrequently)

AHRQ Research Activities

Audience: Postdoctoral Scholar, Faculty and Staff
Disciplinary Area: Health and Medical Sciences

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Electronic Newsletter includes announcements of Agency products and projects and summarizes research findings from Agency-supported studies.

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