For Researchers

ProposalCentral for Research Funding

ProposalCentral enables researchers to tap into funding, get credit for their contributions, and realize the full potential of their scientific efforts.

Find funding and accelerate your career.

ProposalCentral aggregates grant opportunities from hundreds of funders, streamlines the application process, and provides the technical controls that ensure you receive credit for your contributions well beyond the award.

Largest Independent Funding Database

Search for funding from 200+ organizations and 600+ programs in one place and receive alerts as new funding opportunities get posted.

Easy from Application to Award

ProposalCentral automates manual application tasks, checks for errors, and keeps you on track through the entire grants process — from submission to award.

All Your Data in One Place

With ORCID integration built-in, your past publications, other research works, and funding history always appear in your profile.

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has used ProposalCentral for more than 11 years now, and our grantmaking program simply would not be what it is today without it.

BECKY CHAPMAN WEAVER

CHIEF MISSION OFFICER, ST. BALDRICK’S FOUNDATION

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Gain access to funding opportunities and manage your applications with your free ProposalCentral account for researchers.

Search for Funding

The largest unbiased and independent grants management research network, connecting nearly 600,000 researchers with more than $1B in funding opportunities every year. With a single login, access over 600 programs from 200+ funding organizations.

Receive Funding Alerts

As new opportunities are entered, be the first to know by subscribing to automated funding alerts. Over the last decade, over $21 billion in grants have been awarded on the ProposalCentral platform.

Grant Application Automation and Workflows

Spend more time on research and less time on grants management tasks. ProposalCentral makes it easy to search for opportunities, apply for grants, and share your progress with funders over time. Built-in notifications and automated error checking ensure your applications are always on track.

Collaborate Easily

ProposalCentral makes it easy to add collaborators to your programs. Automated email reminders for when tasks are coming due or delinquent ensure accountability across the team. And when your work is completed, ORCID integration ensures that each team member’s contribution is recognized.

ORCID Integration

With one click, you can create a connection from your ProposalCentral profile to your ORCID ID. Ensure your professional history is always up to date. Citations in publications, other research works, and historical funding are automatically maintained.

Reuse Application Files

Save time by safely storing and reusing essential files across applications. From your professional CV to Letters of Collaboration to Budget Justifications, there’s no limit to the types or quantity of documents you can store in your profile.

Proven Results with Altum ProposalCentral.

The largest independent grants making research network in the world. Connecting hundreds of funding organizations with over 600,000 researchers.

$21B

Funded Grants

1.5 Million

Peer-Review Critiques

600,000

ProposalCentral Users

Over 30,000

Research Institutions

700,000

Research Applications