August 5, 2016

Funding Opportunities

Listed below are a variety of resources to assist faculty in identifying and locating funding sources for research opportunities. Because these data bases may include different funding opportunities it is recommended that you use all that seem relevant to your interests.

Sponsored Program Information Network – SPIN
SPIN provides web based information resources and searchable databases for federal and non-federal funding opportunities. It includes the InfoEd Commerce Business Daily and a SPIN keyword thesaurus. It also provides listings of upcoming deadlines and allows you to customize your own e-mail notifications of funding information using SMARTS/GENIUS.

2017 Multidisciplinary Research Initiative
This page contains information regarding Mason’s 2017 Multidisciplinary Research (MDR) Initiative in Modeling, Simulation and Analytics

Trans-Disciplinary Centers for Advanced Study
This page contains information regarding the Call for Proposals for the development of Mason’s Trans-Disciplinary Centers for Advance Study.

Research Development Support for NSF Faculty Career Development (CAREER)
This page contains resources, tools, and guides to assist Mason faculty with the development of NSF CAREER proposals

Funding Opportunities for New and Early Career Faculty
This page contains information on a wide range of funding opportunities, both federal and non-federal, for new and early career faculty.

Grants.gov
This is a site maintained by the Federal government that has the ability to search for Federal government-wide grant opportunities.

The National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research
This site provides links to a wide variety of information about grants and funding opportunities.

National Science Foundation
NSF provides a searchable system of information about grants programs.

Additional Links to Funding Databases Provided by George Mason Library
The George Mason University Library provides links to a variety of federal and private sources and includes an excellent source for associations. These databases are available to GMU users only.

U.S. Federal Government Challenge website
The Federal gov. agencies offer prizes to researchers for finding innovative solutions to various types of problems.