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Funding Databases

Funding Databases

Federal/State Agency Funding Information


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Funding Databases

SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network)

www.infoed.org/new_spin/spinmain.asp

SPIN provides up-to-date information on current national and international government and private funding sources, including fellowships, research grants, publication support, sabbatical support, curriculum development, and more. All of the data on SPIN is obtained directly from the sponsoring agencies to ensure the integrity of the information.

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GENIUS (Global Expertise Network for Industry, Universities and Scholars)

www.infoed.org/geniussearch/genius.asp

GENIUS is a web-based database containing profiles of scholars and researchers at leading universities and research institutions throughout the world. As a searchable international registry of institutional expertise, GENIUS promotes industry and institutional collaboration. The database can be mined based on: free-text searches of full profiles; keywords; research interests (free-text search based on abstracts entered by investigators); and institution, state, or country.

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SMARTS  (SPIN Matching And Researcher Transmittal System) www.infoed.org/geniussearch/genius.asp

SMARTS is an automated daily alerts system that notifies investigators of relevant new programs that match their GENIUS profiles. SMARTS pushes relevant funding opportunities to users saving them precious time and effort, while ensuring they are kept abreast of the latest programs in their areas of interest. SMARTS sends daily email reports in either Summary or Full Program format.

University Research Services staff are available to assist with the SMARTS registration. Please complete the SMARTS Registration Form (PDF) and return to the URS office.

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