External Funding

Search Funding Databases

Paid service to which UALR is subscribed:

SPINPlus (by infoEdGLOBAL.org®) is a comprehensive web-based system comprised of three product modules including a database of funding opportunities (SPIN), a database of investigator profiles (GENIUS), and a matching alert service (SMARTS).  These products work together to ensure that faculty/PIs are quickly and efficiently able to locate the most current funding opportunities available in their fields of interest.

To get started with this product, go to http://www.infoed.org/GeniusSearch/genius.asp and click the link at the top to “Create a New Profile”.

Government services

Grants.gov provides organizations with the ability to search and apply for grants from federal agencies.  In 2005, the Office of Federal Financial Management issued a policy directive requiring all Federal grant-making agencies to post opportunities online.
Download the grants.gov user guide here:  http://www.grants.gov/assets/GrantsGov_Applicant_UserGuide_R12.2.0_V2.0.pdf


Additional Search Options

Google Scholar is Google’s online tool for searching for funding. Start your search at http://scholar.google.com/