Grants Development Office

Division of Research, Economic Development, & Graduate Education

Post-Award Administration

Research Funding Opportunities

Grants Development Office staff are available to help you find funding opportunities, review submission guidelines, and coordinate communications with sponsor agencies when additional information is needed.  In addition to the free search sites available, GDO has subscriptions to online funding opportunities databases to provide support to faculty and staff who are interested in finding programs that support their research and project activities.  Contact Us if you would like assistance finding funding opportunities that fit your interests.

General Funding Information/Databases

Internal Support

Granting Organizations

California, State of



Non-government and non-profit sponsored research grant proposals are now handled by the Corporate Engagement & Innovation ("CEI") unit, so funding opportunities for those categories of funding sources are now included on the CEI website. 

The list sorted alphabetically can be found here.

The list sorted by subject can be found here.

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SPIN Database for Funding Opportunities

Cal Poly faculty, students, and staff can search the SPIN database for funding opportunities. Contact the Grants Development Office for assistance.

More on SPIN.