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Finding Funding Opportunities: Federal, State, Foundation, Corporation and Ohio State

Presented November 5, 2015

During this workshop, the panelists reviewed federal, state, foundation, corporation, and Ohio State funding opportunities that provide large and small amounts and are appropriate for all audiences: faculty, staff, and graduate students. Topics included demonstrations of funding databases such as infoEd Global SPIN and the Foundation Center, review of upcoming program announcements, non-traditional sources of funding, how to use Google Alerts to monitor website announcements or key phrases from areas of research, how the EHE Office of Advancement can link you to prospective foundations within your research area and interdisciplinary research opportunities.


Jeff Agnoli, Funding and Research Development Office of VP for Research, The Ohio State University

Janet Ciccone, Director, Strategic Communications and Marketing EHE Office of Advancement, The Ohio State University

Traci Lepicki, Associate Director Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE), The Ohio State University

Kimberly Lightle, Director EHE Office of Research, The Ohio State University

Additional Resources:

InfoEd SPIN Funding Opportunities Database

Search the InfoEd Global SPIN funding opportunities database and create your own personalized, email alerts by following these instructions for setting up an InfoEd SPIN account. More than 10,000 sponsors are covered with 40,000+ opportunities that include grants, fellowships, training, awards and training opportunities. For questions, please contact Jeff Agnoli.

Funding to Support Graduate Student Research

Funding for Dissertation Year Research

Federal Agencies - this site searches all federal funding opportunities

State Agencies