You can sign up to receive regular funding updates through many sites. Whether through the COS funding database, list-serves from individual agencies, or RSS feeds, you can find out the latest funding announcements with a quick e-mail update. Check out the links below and find out how to sign up.
Grant Forward: a funding search database with access to over 22,000 federal, state, and private opportunities, as well as a database of researcher profiles, allowing one access to a diverse community of potential research collaborators.
COS Pivot: (To be replaced July 1, 2014 by Grant Forward). Create a profile to receive regular funding opportunities tailored to your research interests.
Grants.gov: Investigate this Federal portal for all government grant agencies. A list-serve is available.
H-Net: Subscribe to "H-Announce," for humanities and social sciences online.
The Grant Advisor Plus: summary of opportunities from arts, humanities, social sciences, education, health-related, and minorities and women.
NSF.gov: The National Science Foundation list-serve is available according to research interests.
NIH.gov: Subscribe to e-mail updates or RSS feeds on the National Institutes of Health homepage.
HRSA: Sign up for e-mail notifications through the Health Resources and Services Administration.
ISBE: Find out what opportunities are available through the Illinois State Board of Education.
IDHS: Sign up for alerts through the Illinois Department of Human Services.
IDEO: The Illinois Department of Economic Opportunity site includes announcements on workforce development, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Transportation and more.
IDNR: Check out the funding opportunities for research available through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.