Search for Grants

Primary Search Engines

The Foundation Center is supported by 550 foundations, corporate donors, and grant-making public charities in the U.S. Call (501) 450-3451 to make an appointment to use our Foundation-dedicated computer and private office. allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies. is THE single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies.

SMARTS/GENIUS is an electronic matching and funding opportunity notification system. It provides information targeted to faculty members based on both their individual profiles and research interests. This information is automatically sent to the faculty member directly through e-mail on a daily to a weekly basis. Please call the Sponsored Programs office to create a username and login.

SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) is a searchable database of funding opportunities for "Research and development, international projects, collaborative projects, fellowships, academic programs, exchange programs, travel, endowments, equipment, outreach and service delivery projects, and the list goes on..." SPIN is an opportunity to perform an unlimited number of custom searches in minutes over the Web from the convenience of your own office. Please call the Sponsored Programs office to create a username and password.

Other Search Engines

Arkansas State Grants Directory (Type "grants" in the "Search for a Department or Service" field.)

Arkansas State List of Agencies

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)

Federal Register ("Click on "browse" in the search bar at the top.)

Grants Resource Center (GRC) (For access or assistance, call (501) 450-3451.)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)