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Funding Opportunity Search Tools

Research Development and Grant Writing News contains useful information for funding searches and preparing proposals. NC State University maintains an institutional subscription. Back issues are available as well as two e-books; all can be downloaded or printed. Please respect the publisher’s copyright and the institutional distribution limitation.

NC State Funding Opportunity Listserv is maintained by NC State Research Development Office to notify faculty about the release of select solicitations, including institutionally-limited opportunities.

InfoEd SPIN provides intuitive and easily customizable access to the most extensive research funding opportunity database on earth. Tools are provided that are geared towards both individual and administrative users, and SPIN provides both active searching as well as automated, daily or weekly opportunity notifications. provides a unified site for interaction between grant applicants and the U.S. Federal agencies that manage grant funds. You can also subscribe to receive notifications of new grant opportunity postings and updates on Options include subscribing to all grant notices, selected notices based on specific criteria, or notices based on funding opportunity number.