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Grants and Funding: Government Funding

Find links to online resources, books, and other sources of information on grants, grantwriting, and funding. Also learn about where to find support at MCW in your quest for funding

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   Front desk: (414) 955-8300

   Reference: (414) 955-8302

Instructions for setting up Search Alerts in is a centralized database that contains funding opportunities from federal grant-making agencies. Set up saved searches to get alerts from about upcoming or new grant opportunities.

  1. Register for a account.
  2. Search using keywords related to your research interests
  3. If you want, use the filters to refine the search results.
  4. Save the search. (If you are not already logged in, you will be prompted to at this point.)  Name your saved search and click “Save.”
  5. Your saved searches will show up under “Connect > Manage Subscriptions.”
  6. View the results, edit or delete your saved searches. Or just wait for the emails to come in! instructions

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