Funding Opportunities

Internal Funding Opportunities

Division for Research and Economic Development internal awards applications are to be submitted via an online system. Learn about current Division for Research internal funding opportunities for faculty and students, and access/establish your online application account.


External Funding Opportunities

SPIN is the world’s largest web-based database for sponsored funding opportunities from federal, state, foundation and university sources. Additional Information about SPIN

Listservs - electronic notification services to researchers wishing to obtain current information in their fields of interest.  

Procedure to Follow for Limited Submissions - The University at Albany requires an internal review and selection process for funding opportunities where the program guidelines stipulate a limited number of pre-proposal or proposal submissions. In order to select the best qualified proposal(s), applicants must follow the University’s Limited Submission Process.  

Funding Opportunity Search Sites and Tools

Scholar Universe: Find collaborators, multidisciplinary and internationally. Over 3 million profiles of scholars, authors, researchers and institutions. FAQ's


Sponsor Funding 

The Research Foundation - Sponsored Program Funding - A comprehensive site hosted and managed by The Research Foundation of SUNY, to assist faculty in identifying and searching the numerous funding searches databases and listserves available to today’s researchers. is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.

FedBizOpps (FBO) - Lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other procurement information over $25,000 - all updated daily.

Sponsor Links - Links to major federal sponsors, A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies, New York State Agency Listings and Grant Opportunities, Foundation Center.