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External Funding

Saint Louis University faculty interested in federal and nonfederal grant opportunities may wish to explore these options. is the comprehensive place to search for all federal funding. Every federal sponsor posts funding opportunities here.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) Opportunities

The NIH and NSF also keep their own repositories of funding opportunities. Please see these links for more information.

InfoED SPIN Database

SLU provides access to the funding search database, InfoED SPIN. Faculty can use this database to find funding opportunities from a variety of sponsors.

Faculty can access the InfoED SPIN database from any on-campus computer without logging in. You must use a VPN or create a profile to use SPIN off-campus.

Create a Profile

  1. Click
  2. If on campus, click "Sign In" (If off campus you will go to the sign-in page)
  3. Select "Need to Create a New Profile"
  4. Enter your SLU ID and click "Save"
  5. When approved, you will receive an e-mail with a link to set a unique password

Once completed you will have access to the search database as well as functionality like creating saved searches and setting up notifications.