External Funding

This page contains online resources to assist faculty in identifying relevant funding opportunities for their research and scholarly activities.

Search Funding Databases


Pivot is a funding database that indexes opportunities from sponsors around the world including federal funding agencies, private foundations, corporations, professional organizations and more. In addition to basic keyword searches, Pivot also gives users the option to limit search results based on amount, deadline, funding type, geographical area, etc. Registered users can also save searches and receive weekly email alerts with any newly listed opportunities.

Search Pivot is the repository for all funding opportunities from the U.S. federal government. It includes over $400 billion in grants from agencies like the National Science Foundation, National Institutes for Health, Department of Defense and NASA. Note that all opportunities listed in are also indexed in Pivot.