Search Engines for Faculty, Staff, and Students

Sponsored Programs subscribes to three grant search databases: the Foundation Directory, GrantSearch from the Grants Resource Center, and SPIN from InfoEd. To use these databases, you will need to log in using your UCA credentials.

Sponsored Programs also maintains and updates a database for student opportunities we call STOPS. To use the database, login as a guest.

Sign up for Grants Resource Center – New Faculty Orientation

If you would like the Sponsored Programs professionals to register you for faculty alerts and grant funding notices provided by the Grants Resource Center, please fill out this short form:


You will receive a confirmation email with more information from a Sponsored Programs Office professional.

Free Search Engines

You can also access several free databases offered by the State of Arkansas and the federal government.

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.)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)



Latest Update: February 2018