Use these resources to search for funders and programs by topic. Many allow you to set up automated alerts of funding opportunities as they are announced.
Foundation CenterFind foundations by name or location. Sign up for request for proposal (RFP) alerts on topics of interest to you.
Foundation Directory OnlineOne of the largest and most-used grant-search resources in the country, listing more than 3 million recent grants through more than 108,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors. UI access funded by the University Library and the Office of Foundation Relations.
GrantForwardDatabase of funding opportunities covering active federal and private funding announcements in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Covers opportunities for faculty, as well as fellowships and scholarships for grad students and undergrads. Updated daily. Create an account to receive automated alerts of new funding opportunities matching your search criteria.
GRANTS.GOVDatabase of funding opportunities from 26 federal agencies.
Guidance for funding infrastructure projects
The reports below provide guidance for funding resilient infrastructure projects.
Financing Sustainable WaterFinancing Sustainable Water is an initiative of the Alliance for Water Efficiency. It was created to provide practical information to guide utilities from development through implementation of rate structures that balance revenue management, resource efficiency and fiscal sustainability. Available tools include the AWE Sales Forecasting and Rate Model, which explicitly models the effects of rate structures based on various scenarios, including drought.
Charles Stewart Mott FoundationThe mission of the Mott Foundation's Environment program is to support the efforts of an engaged citizenry working to create accountable and responsive institutions, sound public policies and appropriate models of development that protect the diversity and integrity of selected ecosystems in North America and around the world. One of their focus areas is conservation of freshwater ecosystems.
Joyce Foundationsupports the development of policies that both improve the quality of life for people in the Great Lakes region and serve as models for the rest of the country. Environmental focus areas include energy efficiency and Great Lakes restoration.
Lumpkin Family FundFunds projects in East Central Illinois in environmental health and other areas.