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Funding Sources

Arts and Humanities

Funding sources tailored to those within Arts and Humanities

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Funding sources directed to those within the STEM discipline


External funding for those within Education

Social Sciences

External Funding directed to those within Social Sciences

SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) is a searchable database designed to provide up-to-date information on current federal, non-federal, and international funding opportunities, including:  Fellowships, Research Grants, Publication Support, Sabbatical Support, RFAs (NIH Guide), Curriculum Development, Conference Support, RFPs (Commerce Business Daily) and more.

You can search by keywords or conduct more advanced searches by specific criteria. Faculty members are welcome to explore the database on their own. download the instructions. SPO will also provide individual training for new users. To schedule an appointment contact

Once a SPIN profile is created, you can create a set of search criteria and parameters.

SMARTS (The SPIN Matching and Research Transmittal Service) provides an automated alert system using the search criteria developed in SPIN. The searched matches will be delivered to your email. National Science Foundation