Find Funding

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Grants Management (SPGM) is here to assist all faculty and staff applying for and securing external funds in support of their creative ideas and research interests. By securing external funding, Radford University fulfills its responsibility to advance the state of knowledge, creative endeavors, and the practice of professions that serve our diverse community.  

To stay current on funding opportunities, faculty should search comprehensive websites that list funding opportunities and sign up for e-mail alerts in areas of interest.  Below is a list of popular websites used to find funding; however, at any time please feel free to contact SPGM for additional assistance.


Federal Funding Database

Allows researchers to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in federal grants through key word searches. is the single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by all federal grant-making agencies.

Sign up for agency-specific e-mail alerts!

NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts

The official publication for NIH medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines, and funding opportunities.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Update

An alert service designed to help anyone with an interest in NSF news and publications stay informed about upcoming due dates for funding opportunities.

Education Grant Opportunities

Current funding opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education.  If you are interested in an opportunity please contact SPGM at 831-5479.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Extramural Grants:  Supports leading-edge extramural research in exposure, effects, risk assessment, and risk management through competitions for STAR grants, fellowships, and research contracts under the Small Business Innovative Research Program

Commonwealth of Virginia Opportunities

Nonprofit clearinghouses and resources