Federal Stimulus Funding

Following the passage of the American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009, funds will soon be available across the full range of federal agencies relating to President Obama's recovery plan. This web page is designed to guide members of the Northeastern community in identifying opportunities for Federal Funding:

A note on Assurance and Compliance 

Principal investigators and administrators are encouraged to pay particular attention to assurances and compliance information as described in Requests for Proposals designated as Recovery funding. The requirements for the special funds available through the stimulus bill include policy compliance and reporting requirements that are substantially more demanding than typical federal projects, especially given that awarded funds generally must be expended by September 30, 2010.

Newsfeed and Latest Updates

RFPs from Federal Agencies

Source Documentation and Federal Stimulus Sites

RFP-Related Agencies

Federal Business Opportunities (FBO)

FBO is the U.S. Government’s one-stop virtual marketplace where commercial vendors and government buyers are invited to post, search, monitor and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.


The source to find and apply for federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the managing partner for Grants.gov. Find Recovery Act Opportunities on the Grants.Gov web site.

Mass Recovery and Reinvestment plan

This central website will serve as the primary communication and reporting tool for the Commonwealth's implementation of the economic recovery infrastructure program. In the future, this site will allow you to track our performance in implementing projects and the success of the projects themselves.


Led by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Research.gov improves customer service for the research community by increasing access to information and services while streamlining and standardizing business processes amongst partner agencies.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has established Research.gov partnerships with the following federal research agencies:

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Department of Defense Research Agencies
  • United States Department of Agriculture's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service

NSF and Research.gov partner agencies are committed to serving the research community through Research.gov and are eager to provide grantees the capability to access information and services for multiple Federal research agencies in one location.

Research.gov is taking a phased approach to offer services that align with the needs of the research community and federal agency partners. NSF and partner agencies are currently working together to deliver services for each agency and its grantees. These services will be rolled out over the next year.