Funding Opportunities

Internal Funding Opportunities

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce that beginning with the Fall 2018 internal awards application period, all applications will be submitted via an online application system for all internal awards listed below. 

  • Benevolent Association Research Grant (Graduate Students)
  • Conference Support Award (Faculty, Graduate Students with Faculty Mentor)
  • Faculty Research Award Program Category A - FRAP-A (Faculty)
  • Faculty Research Award Program Category B - FRAP-B (Faculty)
  • Grenander Award for Non-Animal Methodologies in Research, Testing and Education (Faculty, Graduate Students, Post-doctoral Fellows with Mentor)
  • Journal Support Award (Faculty, Graduate Students with Faculty Mentor)
  • Undergraduate Student Researcher Endowed Fellowship (Nomination by Faculty)

Learn More about the Division for Research Internal Funding Opportunities for faculty, Graduate Students and Undergraduate Students.  

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Application Instructions

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.