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Customize Your Funding Search


Pivot is great tool for finding funding opportunities and potential collaborators both within and external to UC Davis.  Pivot allows individuals to create unique funding searches, choose to receive weekly emails based upon those searches, track relevant opportunities, and view curated lists in addition to creating a funding search based on the account holder’s profile.  Create your profile today to receive the full benefits of Pivot at no charge to you!

UC Davis staff have created the following curated lists in Pivot for UC Davis researchers.
  1. Biomedical
  2. Health Sciences
  3. Humanities
  4. Fulbright Scholars Program
  5. International - China
  6. Instrumentation
  7. Junior Investigators
  8. Social Sciences
  9. UC Davis Sponsored and Co-Sponsored
  10. Veterinary Medicine

Pivot Resources includes all discretionary grants from federal grant-making agencies. You may find funding opportunities by creating a unique search or browsing by funding categories or agencies. also offers various subscription methods to receive notifications of new funding opportunities and other updates. Search Tips

Philanthropy News Digest

Philanthropy News Digest advertises requests for proposals (RFPs) from private entities.  You may view a list of RFPS, search by keywords, or browse by subject.  Additionally,  Philanthropy News Digest includes an option to sign up for RSS feeds or newsletters.  Contacting your school or college's development officer is also a good way to learn about funding opportunities from private foundations and other philanthropic organizations.


GetEdFunding includes a curated list of over 2,000 grants and awards. Users can create custom funding searches and select to review email alerts at no cost.

Need assistance creating a search?

See Using e-Media to Find Funding Opportunities

Contact Kassie Obelleiro Funding Opportunities Program Coordinator, if you have questions or need assistance in searching for research funding.
Phone: (530) 754-7738