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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. To get up and running in SPIN in just a few minutes, please contact Erika Waday to request the SPIN Quick Start Guide.
Internal grant writing and research proposal resources
Research & Innovation offers a variety of proposal support services, including:
- Writing and editing support
- A proposal development team to assist in producing and submitting compelling proposals
- Proposal review and evaluation services
Visit the University's faculty research hub for more information.
Agency specific information
Find grants for work within specific agencies:
- National Science Foundation (NSF) an independent federal agency.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research is the nation's medical research agency. The NIH also has an advanced search page to help narrow down your grants.
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 SAM.gov provides a full listing of federal programs.