The Office of Sponsored Programs provides a number of resources to help you search for funding sources. Step 2: Find Funding of the Grant Life Process on this website provides an in-depth explanation of the process of seeking funding, strategies for your search, and an explanation of search tools. This page provides a quick link to those tools.

Databases and Search Engines

Free Services

UVU has retained several proprietary databases for the purpose of grant research by UVU personnel:

  • - lists all the currently open federal grants and provides access to their solutions.


Subscription Services

  • SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) - Lists funding opportunities from both government agencies and private foundations. The SPIN website can be accessed automatically while on UVU’s campus. If plan to search while off-campus, contact us for password information.
  • AASCU/GRC (Grants Resource Center) – Provides notices about grant opportunities specific to public colleges and Universities. (Please contact us for user ID and password.)
  • Foundation Search Comprehensive fundraising information on non-profits and charities. (Please make an appoint with the OSP Program Director of Contracts and Foundation Grants.)




If you or your department intend to apply for a grant, please fill out the Notification of Intent to Submit and submit it to the Office of Sponsored Programs, BA 110, before you begin preparing a proposal. This will enable us to both coordinate and consolidate grant writing efforts across campus.