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External Research Funding

NCBiotech provides multiple research and event grants. But many other agencies, like those found below, also fund research or education-related projects or programs.

Here you'll also find databases that list a broad range of funding opportunities, including those that are:

Economic Development-Specific

  • NC Rural Center
    To develop, promote, and implement sound economic strategies to improve the quality of life of rural North Carolinians.


Research Specific


Provides the grant seeker the opportunity to run a funding search tailored to the project or program.

  • Community Resource Information System
    Helps local communities obtain information about state government financial assistance programs and other services.
  • FundsNet Services
    Provides grant writing and fundraising resource assistance and offers information about grant opportunities by category.
  • Grant Prose Inc.
    Assist institutions, agencies and organizations expand fiscal resources and program operations by helping locate and secure grant funds matched to your interests and needs. Provides links to funding opportunities, professional affiliations, statistical databases and grant writing tips.
  • Made in North Carolina
    List of grants, foundations, and venture capital funds in NC.
  • Noza
    Locates funders who are giving to organizations similar to yours and can tailor to funding amounts, geographic location, etc. Search by charitable organizations and cause.