Funding Information

When seeking sources of funding, grant-writing information may be helpful:  

Additional Resources

  • SPIN Global Suite - over 40,000 funding opportunities from more than 10,000 sponsors
    • Click "SPIN" in the dark grey bar at the top of the screen
    • Access anonymously from any computer on the UM network
    • To save searches, bookmark specific opportunities, receive personalized email updates and access remotely, create a username and password by clicking "GENIUS" at the top of the screen
      • Choose "Create a New Profile"
      • Select University of Montana
      • Complete the New Profile Registration and submit.  you must use your UM email address
      • Ignore the Profile Summary Page and click Log Out at the bottom of this screen
    • Questions?  Contact  ORSP's Kathy Swan
  • Federal Business Opportunities (
  • allows organizations to electronically find and apply for many Federal grants.
  • The Federal Register (FR) is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations. 
  • The Foundation Center provides information about Foundations
  • The Grant Advisor Plus
  • UM's University Grant Program (UGP)
  • UM's Mansfield Library
  • VIVO - a research-focused discovery tool that enables collaboration among scholars across all disciplines and hosted as part of the Mountain West Clinical Translational Research-Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN)

Sample agency/organization links