Find funding

Research Professional

Research Professional is a comprehensive online research funding opportunities database and alerting service.

The University has a site licence, so it is freely accessible to everyone on the University campus, or staff and students can login with an account.


UK Research Office (UKRO)

UKRO focuses exclusively on EU research sources enabling you to keep up to date with the latest in EU funding and policy.

UKRO is subscription based so staff from the University of Plymouth are able to create a profile in order to access all sections of the portal.

Visit the UK Research Office website

Funding Central

Funding Central is a leading funding website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises registered in England.

With our organisational subscription our researchers can register for an account by selecting 'University of Plymouth' in 'Organisation details'.

Create an account now using your University email address

Other UK databases

A free research funding database, which current staff and students can gain automatic bronze membership to when registering for free with a University email address.
Regulator and registrar of charities in England and Wales.
Search for international funding opportunities, including travel to conferences, organising meetings, short research visits, fellowships and more.

US databases 

A free database listing every open grant opportunity available from US federal sources, includes the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Public access to essential information about nearly 90,000 foundations and over 250,000 IRS Forms 990-PF.
Resource for finding funds available from local, state, federal and international governments. Also includes private funding information with links to foundations, non-profit centres, charities, and others.