Research databases

These databases can help you identify the types of research that sponsor agencies are currently funding or find specific awards made through a funding agency.

NIH RePORTER – NIH’s new awards made tool including award data from NIH, SAMSHA, HRSA, FDA, CDC, AHRQ, and VA

NIH RePORT – NIH research activities, reports, data and analysis


Dept. of Agriculture (CRIS)

Dept. of Defense (DOD)

Dept. of Education (ED)

Dept. of Energy (DOE)

Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grants Information Controls System

Federal R&D Project Summaries – from NIH, NSF, EPA, DOE, USDA, and SBA

Foundation Center 990 Finder – Database of IRS 990 tax returns, including grant awarded by Foundations

Health Services Research Projects in Progress (NIH-NLM)

Institute of Museum and Library Services

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities