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Staying up to date: Alerting & current awareness services: Grants & Funding

This guide provides information about how to set up alerts to be notified of new information in your field across resources such as journals, books, websites, conferences, research data and funding.


The following tools help you keep track of new grants and funding opportunities for research and community projects.

Research Professional is an online database of research funding opportunities and a source of international research policy and practice news.

Every JCU research student and employee has an account created and is automatically assigned to a default division, school or discipline from where they can share funding searches specific to their field.

You can save searches and set up email alerts through your account.

If you have any questions about the research opportunities, please call the JCU Research Office on (07) 478 15011. For questions on Research Professional, please email Marianne Brown.

GrantConnect is the Australian Government grants information system. It is intended to provide a central web-based facility for:

  • Publishing of all publicly available Australian Government Grant Opportunities, and Forecast Opportunities 
  • Electronic distribution of Grant Opportunity documentation and addenda
  • Secure electronic submission of Grant Opportunity applications
  • Electronic distribution of Forecast Opportunity documentation
  • Reporting of all Grant Awards for the Australian Government

Register for an account to be able to set up automatic email alerts and submit grant applications.

Community GrantGuru covers grants and funding sources for arts, sport, community services, environment, community infrastructure, multicultural projects and much more.

Register to receive grant alert emails that match your preferences, save your search preferences and save a shortlist of grants you are interested in.

Registration is free.

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