External Funding

Comprehensive Funding Databases

Pivot is a hub of funding opportunities that can be accessed by any University of Pittsburgh faculty, staff, or student once their account is claimed. Learn more.      

Grants.gov is a site where all federal agencies can post discretionary funding opportunities, and grantees may find and apply for them.       

Sam.gov, also known as the System for Award Management, is a site used by the U.S. government to list contract jobs and opportunities. 

Federal Agency Funding Sources

For each federal funding agency, we've collected key resource links for Pitt faculty and researchers in order to further understand and navigate opportunities. Learn more about external funders here. 

Broad Disciplinary Funding

Access funding opportunities for a variety of research and academic levels, depending on your disciplinary area. Learn more. 

Grant Proposal Writing Resources

The Writing Institute is available to consult one-on-one with faculty who are writing grant proposals.

Open Grants is a repository of open opportunities to submit applications and proposals.