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Research and Sponsored Programs

External Funding

Search Funding Databases

Paid service to which UALR is subscribed:

SPINPlus (by®) 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 and click the link at the top to “Create a New Profile”.

Government services 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.
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Additional Search Options

Google Scholar is Google’s online tool for searching for funding. Start your search at

Updated 11.21.2013