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External Funding Opportunities

UMBC OSP Guide: Databases for Finding Funding 

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STATE OF MARYLAND is designed to serve as a “one-stop shop” for federal research funding opportunities. If you want to explore a particular department or agency further, selected links are listed below. For a comprehensive listing, visit


The Office of Research Development provides one-on-one consultations with faculty, staff and students who are seeking extramural support for their scholarly activities. This often leads to the identification of funding mechanisms, sponsors, collaborators, skill development opportunities or other important steps toward meaningful and sustainable capacity building. To meet with someone from the Office of Research Development, please email to describe your project and request a meeting.

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