External Funding Databases

COS Pivot

Baylor subscribes to COS Pivot services to help our faculty and students facilitate their research and scholarly pursuits. Investigators can use Pivot to search for funding opportunities and set up regular email alerts with newly listed opportunities that meet their desired search terms. Pivot also allows researchers to create a professional profile and search the profiles of others to identify potential collaborators.

Click here for a quick guide to setting up your Pivot account and beginning your funding searches.


Grants.gov is the clearinghouse for funding opportunities from all federal agencies.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a database of all federal programs available to state and local governments.

Foundation Center

Foundation Center indexes private and corporate foundations which provide grants for research and other purposes. Faculty may search the database of funders on the website for free. Access to the Foundation Directory Online database of funding opportunities is available in the Jones Library.

Philanthropy News Digest - RFP Bulletin

A service of the Foundation Center, the Philanthropy News Digest's request for proposals bulletin provides a brief overview of current funding opportunities.

Society of Research Administrators International

The Society of Research Administrators International provides information on government funding and resources, general research and administration resources, private funding information, and policy information and regulations.

Fellowship Opportunities for Graduate Students

A list of graduate and postdoc fellowship opportunities.