The Graduate School

Find Funding

The Office of Sponsored Programs provides the MSU community with a number of resources to find and secure external sponsorship for research and programs.

Subscription-only Funding Databases


FundingOpps Listserv

Faculty and staff can subscribe to OSP’s weekly listserv, which contains broad funding opportunities of interest to the MSU community.

MSU Top 7 Funding Agencies

The following list represents the funders who have awarded MSU the most number of grants, arranged in descending order. Each name links to the sponsor’s funding opportunities page.

  1. National Science Foundation
  2. National Institutes of Health
  3. Spencer Foundation
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. National Endowment for the Humanities
  6. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  7. U.S. Department of Education is a federal central storehouse for information where applicants can locate and apply for federal grants on over 1,000 programs.

Focused Funding Opportunity Lists

The following funding opportunity collections offer focused results: