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Finding Funding

UOIT faculty members have access to the following searchable databases with information on funding opportunities:

Community of Science (COS) Funding Opportunities is the leading global resource for scientific research and other projects across all disciplines. Updated daily, COS includes more than 23,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities worth over $33 billion. http://pivot.cos.com/funding_main

Individual researchers and administrators rely on COS to identify funding for research, collaborative activities, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, postdoctoral positions, undergraduate and graduate awards and prizes, equipment acquisition, operating and capital expenses, and more.

UOIT has a subscription to COS and all UOIT faculty and students are invited to register. Visit Community of Science (COS) Funding Opportunities to register and begin searching potential funding opportunities.

BIG Online Canada is a comprehensive source of fundraising information, opportunities and resources for charities and non-profits. It is a keyword and field searchable database with detailed information and profiles on over 25,000 foundations, corporate donors, matching gift programs, in-kind donations and government grant makers. Visit BIG Online Canada for more information.

Industry Canada’s mission is “to foster a growing, competitive, knowledge-based Canadian economy.” The federal government department invests in science and technology, develops industry and fosters scientific research. Visit Industry Canada’s website to learn more about programs and services offered.

The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. The center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants. Use the Foundation Center’s Foundation Finder feature.

If you require assistance with your searches, please contact the Office of Research Services.

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