The NC State research community has access to three large funding opportunity databases which may be accessed without a login from any on-campus computer.


During fall 2014, University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC-GA) transitioned our funding opportunity database from COS Pivot to InfoEd SPIN. Create a profile in SPIN to continue receiving customized funding alerts.

Create your user registration:

Within one business day, you will receive a confirmation email of your request, and from there you will be able to create a password and log in.

For instructions with screen shots, click here.

For tips on setting up search filters, click here.

Contact the Research Development Office if you have any further questions.


Other Funding Databases

Academic Research Funding Strategies

Research Development and Grant Writing News contains useful information for funding searches and preparing proposals. The Research Development office maintains an institutional subscription. Back issues are available as well as two e-books; all can be downloaded or printed. Please respect the publisher’s copyright and the institutional distribution limitation.

Innovative Technology Market Development (ITECS)

Insider posts selected government funding opportunities. Subscribe to free weekly newsletter.