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Community of Science - Grants and Funding Search Engine

  • Community of Science (COS) helps to find the funding information you need quickly and easily.
  • COS is comprehensive – it contains over 24,000 grants and funding records from various sponsor types including public and private sectors as well as lesser know funding sources.
  • COS covers all disciplines.
  • COS contains current information.
  • COS is easy to use.

All members of the University community who have faculty status are invited to add their expertise records to the Florida Atlantic University/Community of Science database. To register, please access the Community of Science database at www.cos.com.


About the Community of Science (COS)

The Community of Science has developed a data bank of information from more than 480,000 individuals at 1,600 universities and institutions around the world. Add your name and biographical details to this resource. COS reminds faculty to complete or update their Profiles for inclusion in the Expertise Database.

COS Funding News

COS Funding News is a free newsletter that advises you of new and updated research grant information in more than 20 categories, encompassing discipline, geography, and level. You can choose from undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, researcher and small business levels. Or, choose from disciplines such as agricultural and food sciences, art and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, earth sciences, education, engineering, health and medical sciences, life sciences, physical sciences and technology and computer sciences. The geographical categories you can choose from in addition to the United States include Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

COS Funding News is published weekly from information contained in the COS Funding Opportunities™ database, the most comprehensive source of funding information available on the Web, with more than 23,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion.

COS Funding News is now available exclusively through your COS Workbench™, your customized Web site for access to all COS products and services. To read the weekly “COS Funding News” go to fundingopps2.cos.com/news.


COS Workbench

The COS Workbench is a free service for COS Members. It enables you to communicate, collaborate, find funding, find job opportunities, keep current with research worldwide and purchase materials and supplies, simply by registering with COS. Go to www.cos.com/services.

COS Funding Information


Search All Funding Opportunities

COS enables you to search:
  • COS Expertise Database
  • COS Funding Opportunities
  • Research Projects Funded Over the Past Five Years by the Following Organizations:
    • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    • National Science Foundation (NSF)
    • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
    • The Medical Research Council, UK
  • Other COS Resources
    • United States Patent Citations
    • Federal Register
    • Commerce Business Daily
  • FAU Experts




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