Registers of funding opportunities

Financing registers

UNIL 4 Research: List of research funding around the world, for all fields.
UNIL Directory of funding opportunities: Selection of Swiss foundations funding research and studies -> SWITCH edu-ID authenticated access


Directories of funding opportunities

In Switzerland directories of foundations and fellowships located in Switzerland

Federal Directory of Foundations: foundations of public utility under the supervision of the Confederation is an address database funded by the Federal Office of Culture and the Migros Culture Percentage. (literature, art, cinema...).The directory lists grant-making institutions from the private and public sector.

Les list of various Swiss Foundations

SwissUniversities: Information on funding for studies or research in Switzerland and on scholarships for studies abroad

StiftungSchweiz: online portal for donors, funding foundations, project promoters and service providers

In Europe

EURESEARCH: contact point for information and advice on EU R&I programmes (Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe). Contact: Anne Emmanuelle de Crousaz

Fund It: fundings mainly in the humanities and social sciences in Europe

Stiftungen: Association of German Foundations, more than 22'000 foundations in Germany

Centre Français des Fonds et Fondations: annuaire général des fonds et fondations en France

Admical: sponsorship portal in France

Stichting: Directory of foundations in Netherlands

In the world

Foundation Directory Online: paid register of North American foundations

Candid.: foundation directory online

The Grant Register: the 2020 scholarship register is a guide, in paper format, on the financing of higher and professional studies worldwide. The 2011 version can be consulted to SASME or Claire ARNOLD office federal Grants US

UC san Diego: funding Opportunities



Several adjuncts of the Research and International Relations dicastery have the mission to support advanced researchers in the selection of funding agencies. They work in close and complementary collaboration with the research consultants of the seven faculties.

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Guide d'utilisation de la base de données des fonds et fondations UNIL


Dr Claire ARNOLD

University of Lausanne
Grant Office
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