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Tools and Resources to Locate Funding

The Research Development Finding Funding Module

Research Development is happy to provide this unique module for those who may be new to applying for funding, or may be unaware of resources available at Florida State University. Please click on the garnet box below to begin this training.

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Get started on your funding search with Pivot, an easy-to-use searchable database for finding funding opportunities. Pivot provides information about funding sources for science and non-science researchers.

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FSU’s Office of Research and the Graduate School are excited to offer Pivot, a powerful discovery tool to help researchers in every discipline achieve their immediate and long-term research goals.

Pivot is a web-based program which: 

  • Compiles funding opportunity announcements from public and private sponsors, allowing researchers to easily search for solicitations (28,000+ funding opportunities from 15,000+ sponsors totaling $143 billion+ in awards) 
  • Houses scholar profiles, allowing researchers to search for and connect with collaborators (3 million+ scholars) 
  • Enables researchers to save their tailored searches for weekly alerts 
  • Proposes funding opportunities to researchers based on their scholar profiles 

Ready to explore Pivot?

Click the button below to login to the site.  If this is your first time, you will need to create an account and customized profile.

Looking for Pivot tutorials?

Visit the Pivot Youtube channel for the latest training videos and updates for every level of Pivot user.

Funding Bulletin

Tables showcasing funding opportunities with upcoming deadlines, with tabs for Limited Submissions programs, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Health, Science & Technology, and Other & Multidisciplinary.

Limited Submissions Opportunities

Limited Submissions are  funding opportunities in which the sponsor only allows a specific and limited  number of proposals from a given institution. 

Council on Research and Creativity (CRC) Internal Funding

The CRC Provides internal funding opportunities including eight competitive programs and four honorary programs for FSU faculty.

FSU Internal Funding Sources

Find funding for your activities from programs throughout the FSU campus.

Keyword Searchable Funding Databases

Links to databases where you can perform keyword searches to identify relevant funding opportunities or funders.

Federal Agency Funding Opportunity Pages

Links to agency funding websites.