SPIN provides intuitive and easily customizable access to the most extensive research funding opportunity database on earth. Tools are provided that are geared towards both individual and administrative users, and SPIN provides both active searching as well as automated, daily opportunity notifications.

SPIN can be accessed by logging into rms.wustl.edu using your WUSTL Key and clicking SPIN in the left sidebar.

Creating Personalized Email Notifications

Choose either Text, Keyword, or Advanced Search to enter your personal search parameters. Once you have completed the search, click the blue save button next to the locate funding button. In the pop-up box, give the search a name and the type of email you wish to receive  (HTML or plain text) and how often you would like to receive the emails.

SPIN will automatically email you with new funding opportunities that fall within your entered search terms.

Help with SPIN

View detailed search help and training videos within SPIN by clicking Help.

Assistance with Funding Searches

Submit the Funding Search Request Form to Catherine Determan (Funding Resources Coordinator) for help with a funding search.

Contact Catherine Determan directly (cdeterman@wustl.edu or 314-935-8890) if your department is interested in having someone from the Office for the Vice Chancellor for Research to present to your department about finding funding, including using SPIN.