U.S. Department of Commerce
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has a broad mandate to promote job creation, economic growth, sustainable development, and improved standards of living. It has crosscutting responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research and analysis. DOC also houses the Census Bureau, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
DOC funding opportunities
The Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and secure trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development. This webpage provides information on grant opportunities and contract opportunities.
NOAA funding opportunities
The Office of Education supports formal, informal and non-formal education projects and programs through competitively awarded grants and cooperative agreements to a variety of educational institutions and organizations in the United States.
Selected Programs and Initiatives
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Student Programs provide educational opportunities through scholarships, internships, and fellowships and through the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Student Programs provide student interested in engineering, science, and law, a look into career opportunities at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including a Patent Experience Extern Program and a Student Volunteer Program.
Clearinghouses and Technical Assistance
- 2010 Census Data Products provides data summaries and profiles from the 2010 Census.