City of Hope actively helps our postdocs obtain research funding and fellowship grants. Our Office of Faculty and Institutional Support will connect you with the funding sources best suited to your needs, and assist you in the preparation of your project plan. Our Office of Sponsored Research will submit your applications and ensure they meet all mandated guidelines.

Federal Grants ( allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in federal grants. is the single access point for more than 1,000 grant programs offered by all federal grant-making agencies.


The grants database service GrantForward replaces IRIS (Illinois Researcher Information Service). The site maintains extensive information on funding for the sciences, social sciences and humanities. Though COS and GrantForward do contain like information, they each also contain funding opportunities not listed in the other. Register or update your profile to receive funding alerts of all new opportunities in your discipline.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)


NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs available to Ph.D. as well as M.D. trained postdocs


National Science Foundation


U.S. Department of Defense


Other Funding Mechanisms


Resources for applying