Find Funding

University of Hawaiʻi (UH) principal investigators are responsible for finding funding opportunities to support their research projects and teams. Subscriptions to various sponsor funding opportunity databases and sponsor alert services are available and you are encouraged to search other online sources as well.

If you would like to receive timely updates about available funding opportunities and other news relevant to extramurally funded projects, instructions for subscribing to ORS announcements are below.


Most federal funding opportunities can be found in Search tips for using are posted here.

The following are the links to funding opportunities for some of UH’s top federal sponsors (in alphabetical order):


State of Hawaiʻi

State agencies use Hawaiʻi Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS) for funding opportunity announcements.


Other Sponsors

Non-profit organizations may be found at, a free open source search to find organizations that receive foundation funding.

The following are the links to funding opportunities for other top non-governmental UH sponsors (in alphabetical order):


University of Hawaiʻi Resources


Subscribe to ORS Announcements

To subscribe to ORS Announcements:

  • Go to and log in to LISTSERV.
  • After logging in, on the top banner, click on “Subscribers Corner”. Select “Show All Lists” in the “Show All Lists” option under the “Search Options”.
  • Type “ors-announce” in the search box and press the “Search” button to refresh the list table.
  • Check the box to the left of the “ors-announce” list name.
  • Select the “Subscribe” option in the dropdown menu below the list of names.
  • Press the “Submit” button.

To unsubscribe from the ors-announce list, follow the instructions above, but select “Unsubscribe” (instead of “Subscribe”) from the dropdown menu below the list of names.