Grants & Funding

Finding Funding

Librarians can provide assistance with searching funding databases and creating funding opportunity alerts. We can also help Find Research Collaborators. For more information, meet with a librarian or Ask Us

The NCSU Research Development Office provides access to:

Grant Proposal Writing

The NCSU Libraries provides text for use in describing Libraries spaces and facilities for NSF, NIH, and other agency grant proposals. Feel free to copy relevant portions of this text into your research proposals. If you have questions or need additional information, please Ask Us.

Sponsored Research Compliance

Librarians can provide assistance with funding agency requirements, including data management plans. For more information, meet with a librarian or Ask Us.

Sponsored Programs & Regulatory Compliance Services (SPARCS)

SPARCS facilitates the submission of proposals, the negotiation of agreements, the administration of internally and externally funded projects, and the administration of subagreements that provide funding to NC State University. SPARCS provides online training on compliance and other topics.

Additional Resources

Federal Grant Funding Agencies

Grants.gov - Find, apply for, and track federal grants from 26 federal grant-making agencies.  

State Grant Funding Agencies