Montana State University

Office of Sponsored Programs

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172470
Bozeman, MT 59717-2470

Tel: (406) 994-2381
Fax: (406) 994-7951
Location: 309 Montana Hall


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Grant Resources

Fastlane | Funding | Glossary | Proposal Guidance | Proposal Writing | Resources

On-line funding opportunity databases
SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) (~40,000 funding opportunities; available only to MSU users) more (federal funding opportunities); see also tips
Foundation Directory Online (foundation and grants databases; available in Renne Library only)

Newsletters available on-line or email:

NIH Guide - weekly
NIH Extramural Nexus - news, updates and blog posts on extramural grant policies, processes, events and resources
National Science Foundation Update - daily
EPA National Center for Environmental Research
Humanities Magazine - National Endowment for the Humanities - bimonthly
Humanities Montana - monthly
National Endowment for the Arts - monthly
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality - monthly
Department of Education
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture - bi-monthly
The Grantsmanship Center magazine - quarterly
Philanthropy News Digest - monthly
On-line directories for funding opportunities
The Foundation Directory, The Foundation Center (searchable database available in MSU Renne Library)
Federal Funding Sources for Rural Areas
Proposal Writing Assistance
Related Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) U.S. Government Printing Office
Federal Register

Pocket Guide to A-21, Cost Principles for Educational Insitutions

Pocket Guide to A-110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education. 

Private foundation & fellowship files

Private foundations - Includes annual reports, application guidelines, and guide to programs

Federal agency files

Federal agencies - Guide to Programs, program announcements, application forms