Search funders

The best way to search for funders is to use the search query parameter, which searches the display_name, the alternate_titles, and the description fields. Example:
You can read more about search here. It will show you how relevance score is calculated and how words are stemmed to improve search results.

Search a specific field

You can also use search as a filter, allowing you to fine-tune the fields you're searching over. To do this, you append .search to the end of the property you are filtering for:
The following fields can be searched as a filter within funders:
Search filter
Field that is searched
You can also use the filter, which works the same as using the search parameter.

Autocomplete funders

You can autocomplete funders to create a very fast type-ahead style search function:
This returns a list of funders with the funder location set as the hint:
"results": [
"id": "",
"display_name": "National Science Foundation",
"hint": null,
"cited_by_count": 6705777,
"works_count": 264303,
"entity_type": "funder",
"external_id": ""
Read more in the autocomplete page in the API guide.