When GrantsNet began
adding new U.S. government science grants last spring, the
volume of new funding opportunites on a given month tripled, which meant the
monthly Funding News also tripled in size. To make it
easier to find the grants you want in each Funding News, we added a search feature for each month’s entries so you can
avoid scrolling up and down the ever-lengthening Web page.
For those who have not visited the Funding News
recently, we also moved the Deadline Watch to a separate page to make the
Funding News less forbidding. The Deadline Watch lists GrantsNet entries with
deadlines in the next four weeks.
The search feature uses Yahoo Pipes, an engrossing
— one may even call it addictive — service that lets you create little
applications like this one without writing computer code. In this case, we
combined the two Funding News RSS feeds, for research funding and student and institutional support, and added a