Most of us are familiar with the person-to-person form of electronic mail: I send a note to you, you reply to me. The typical office memo with a long distribution list also has its electronic counterpart – the listserve. The listserve addresses below are tailored for the extramural funding community, and provide timely electronic information in their specific arenas.
The single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. Tailor your registration for your specific needs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) allows users to subscribe to several mailing lists via the CDC World Wide Web site. Go to subscribe and fill out the on-line form.

Department of Education
EDlnfo is an information service that delivers two or three e-mail messages a week featuring information on the U.S. Department of Education including budget and grant information, and legislative updates. To subscribe, send an email  and include within body: subscribe EDINFO <your full name>. (If you have a signature block, please turn it off.)

Department of Energy
DOE Pulse, a bimonthly newsletter, highlights work being done at the Department of Energy's national laboratories. Each issue will include research highlights, updates on collaborations among laboratories, and profiles of individual researchers. Go to subscribe and fill out the on-line form.

Department of Justice
JUST INFO, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), is a biweekly e-mail newsletter that reports on a wide variety of criminal justice topics. To subscribe, send an email  and include within body: subscribe JUSTINFO (your full name).

Environmental Protection Agency
From the EPA' s National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) you can subscribe to email lists for grant and funding announcements as well as topical bi-weekly email announcements.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA maintains a press release mailing list to distribute its press releases and other selected documents via e-mail. To subscribe, send an email  and include within body: subscribe JUSTINFO (your full name).

NASA Office of Earth Sciences Listserv

The NASA Science Mission Directorate-Earth Science Education Update is a free monthly email newsletter describing the latest news, programs, events and resources related to NASA's Earth science education program. It also includes related Earth system science education news from other agencies and organizations. To subscribe, email  with “subscribe” as the subject. Current and back issues of this report are available here.

Office of Space Sciences Listserv
To receive electronic notification of all OSS research announcements (NRA's, AO's, etc.) send an email. Whatever you put in the SUBJECT line of your email header is ignored; in the BODY of the message type the following: subscribe oss-research

National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH OUTLOOK is an NEH Email newsletter which includes info on funding opportunities and grants awarded, just send an email. In the body of the message, put the keyword "subscribe" on a line by itself.

National Institute for Standards and Technology

NIST Update is a bimonthly report that highlights research, activities and services at National Institute for Standards and Technology. To begin receiving email copies, sign up here.

National Institutes of Health
Each week the NIH transmits via email the Table of Contents information for each week's issue of the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Associated with each entry is the WWW address (URL) for each Guide article. To subscribe to the Guide TOC Notification LISTSERV service, please send an email and in the first line of the email message itself- not the "Subject" line -provide the following information: subscribe NIHTOC-L your name

National Science Foundation
The NSF Custom News Service is a Web-based/email-based alert service designed to provide information about new NSF publications and information. This service allows you to select the types of information you are interested in and alerts you to new publications and provides links to electronic copies that can be downloaded or printed.  To subscribe, then you will be able to select from the following options: whether to receive announcements by email or just by visiting your custom news page; whether to receive a weekly email summary of all new NSF documents; and to select document types you're interested in, such as program announcements, new releases, policies and procedures, reports and awards for particular divisions or all. You can change your profile at any time.

Transit Cooperative Research Program and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program
To subscribe and receive email notification that have been published on the NCHRP & TCRP.

York College, CUNY
Office of Sponsored Research

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica, New York 11451
Tel: 718.262.2060/2061    Fax: 718.262.2326 or email