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Funding Portal


So you want to fund your ornithological research? You have come to the right spot!

Browse funding opportunities, view recent requests for proposals, or ask a questions in the discussion forums. Any questions related to funding opportunities, including where to look, how to write a proposal, etc. are fair game.

The forums and resources below are monitored closely by a team of moderators including members of the Cooper Ornithological Society Student Activities Committee. If you know of a grant or a link we don't have in our databases, please add it yourself. It's easy, just click the link below to view a database and click the big 'Add' button. It's hard to miss. The same goes for announcements.


Grants & Awards

The Grants & Awards database contains hundreds of grants, awards, scholarships, fellowships, and prizes.

You can browse the database, filter the list by eligibility requirements, opportunity type, or geographic location, or search by keyword.


Recent Announcements

  • Funding for travel to Israel
    Jun 29 2017 07:30 AM
    BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY OF THE NEGEV AND THE KEREN EMBAR FOUNDATION ARE PLEASED TO INVITE APPLICATIONS FOR: THE KEREN EMBAR TRAVEL PRIZE The Keren Em...
  • Grant applications due in July and August
    Jun 22 2017 07:45 AM
    Club 300 Grant up to $5000 for endangered species research http://ornithologyex...b-300-grant-r42   E. Alexander Bergstrom Memorial Research...
  • MCED Award Ecological Modeling
    Jun 20 2017 07:54 AM
    We would like to draw your attention to the MCED award for ecological modeling, which is now announced for the seventh time:    ...

Recent Discussion Topics

  • CrowdFunding for Young Scientists
    Sep 29 2014 02:12 PM
    Hi Everyone,As many of us know, funding right now is dismal for research. Inspired by a blog on the NYtimes website (http://green.blogs.n...ng/?ref...
  • NSF blog post on funding rates
    Jul 15 2014 12:37 PM
    DEB Numbers: Where do the various official funding rate numbers come from and why are they different from what your PO tells you?   http:...
  • NSF blog post on DDIGs
    Jul 10 2014 07:59 AM
    This blog was recently posted on the NSF's website:   DEB Numbers: DDIGing Down into Dissertation Data   http://nsfdeb.wordpr...sert...