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Funding Resources

Finding Funding  Grant Writing  Agency Specific Info  Other Sources


Finding Funding

Finding sources of funding is a critical aspect of performing research. There is a wealth of opportunities for sourcing research operating funds, via government grants, foundations and other organizations. The University of Nevada, Reno provides the following grant-finding resources:

  • InfoEd SPIN: The world's largest online funding opportunity database with a robust set of features that includes the ability to save search criteria for automated searching and delivery of results. Please contact Erika Waday for training on SPIN.

Internal Grant Writing and Research Proposal Resources

Dedicated support with grant and research proposal writing:


Agency Specific Information

Find grants for work within specific agencies:


Other Information Sources

Learn more about getting grants, including federal grants and outside foundations:

  • Grants.gov is the central place to find and apply for federal grants. This site lists all current discretionary funding opportunities from 26 agencies of the United States government.
  • The Foundation Center website will help locate prospective foundation funders.
  • The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of Federal programs.

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