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Resources to find funding

GrantForward is a funding search service where NMU faculty and staff can search thousands of funding opportunities. Use the links below to set up your NMU Grant Forward account.


All deadlines are 11:59 PM on the due date unless marked otherwise.

* Reassigned Time Awards (RTA) (AAUP-only) - Winter 2024 deadline (applying for Fall 2024 award): 1/19/2024; Dept rankings due 2/2/2024 || FULL INFORMATION

* Faculty Research Grant Program (FRG) - Deadline: Fall 2024 (TBA) || FULL INFORMATION

* Curriculum Development and Instructional Improvement Grant Program (CDII) - DEADLINE: 3/29/2024 || FULL INFORMATION

* Peter White Scholar Program (PWS) - DEADLINE: 2/23/2024 || FULL INFORMATION

Grace Magnaghi Research Grant - DEADLINE: Last Friday of October - 10/25/2024  || FULL INFORMATION

TLAC Conference Grants || FULL INFORMATION


* - Asterisks denote applications that are reviewed by the Faculty Grants Committee. These applications must be submitted through Cayuse.

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has a subscription to Grant Forward. If you would like us to support you in your search, please contact us. Do not contact a foundation or a corporation directly without prior approval. Please see the NMU policy regarding fund raising and soliciting gifts for further information.

Federal Register
Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

Council of Michigan Foundations
Association of more than 400 foundations and corporations that award grants for charitable purposes.

Council on Foundations
A nonprofit membership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations.

Foundations & Corporate Sponsors
Direct links to foundation and corporate web sites through the Foundation Center.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has databases, funding records, full-text articles, and information from the US Patent Office, allowing users to locate descriptions and funding details on NIH funded projects.

Spooner Student Research Grant - DEADLINE: Monday, November 6, 2023 || AWARD: $500 || GUIDELINES 

Excellence in Education Research Grant Program (EIE) - DEADLINE: Thursday, February 15, 2024 || AWARD: $1,500 + 1 credit graduate tuition || GUIDELINES

Student Technology Innovation Award (STECH) - DEADLINE: Thursday, February 29, 2024 || AWARD: $750 || GUIDELINES

Freshman Fellowship Program - DEADLINE: Friday, February 16, February 2024 || GUIDELINES

Rural Leadership Fellowship Program - DEADLINE: November 30 2023 || GUIDELINES