Finding Funding

The first step in securing a grant is finding a funder whose objectives match your research or programming interests. The Office of Corporate, Foundation & Government Grants can assist you individually; please contact us to set up an appointment.  If you would like to search possible funders on your own, here are some resources to assist you:

Subscription Services

SPIN is a searchable database available to current Wesleyan faculty, staff and students to search for grants, fellowships, internships, and other funding opportunities. To access SPIN please click here.

Funder/Funding Databases

The following list includes free searchable databases:

National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities 

National Institutes of Health Standard Due Dates and Parent Notices

National Science Foundation Upcoming Due Dates

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Endowment for the Arts - Applications are restricted by this funder. Please contact Office of Corporate, Foundation & Government Grants prior to pursuing funding from the NEA.

Arts Deadline List

American Council of Learned Societies Competitions and Deadlines