The Office of Sponsored Programs exists to assist faculty and staff apply for and secure external funds in support of their creative ideas and research interests. Research is the foundation of a successful learning environment for faculty and students. Through research, the University fulfills its responsibility to advance the state of knowledge, creative endeavors, and the practice of professions that serve a diverse society.
The University of Pittsburgh research community has access to two large funding opportunity databases in addition to the Federal government databases. These resources provide faculty with the ability to search for a wide variety of funding opportunities in one convenient location.