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Pivot - formerly Community of Science - Grants and Funding Search Engine

  • PIVOT helps to find the funding information you need quickly and easily.
  • PIVOT is comprehensive – it contains over 24,000 grants and funding records from various sponsor types including public and private sectors as well as lesser know funding sources.
  • PIVOT covers all disciplines.
  • PIVOT contains current information.
  • PIVOT is easy to use.

All members of the University community who have faculty status are invited to add their expertise records to the Florida Atlantic University/Community of Science database. To register, please access the PIVOT database at http://pivot.cos.com/funding_main.


The PIVOT has developed a data bank of information from more than 480,000 individuals at 1,600 universities and institutions around the world. Add your name and biographical details to this resource. PIVOT reminds faculty to complete or update their Profiles for inclusion in the Expertise Database.

PIVOT Funding News

PIVOT Funding News is a free newsletter that advises you of new and updated research grant information in more than 20 categories, encompassing discipline, geography, and level. You can choose from undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, researcher and small business levels. Or, choose from disciplines such as agricultural and food sciences, art and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, earth sciences, education, engineering, health and medical sciences, life sciences, physical sciences and technology and computer sciences. The geographical categories you can choose from in addition to the United States include Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

PIVOT Funding News is published weekly from information contained in the PIVOT Funding Opportunities™ database, the most comprehensive source of funding information available on the Web, with more than 23,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion.

PIVOT Funding News is available exclusively through your PIVOT home page, your customized Web site for access to PIVOT products and services. 

PIVOT Homepage

Once you've created a PIVOT account, you can communicate, find funding and keep current with research worldwide. Click on the User Guide below for guidance on account creation.

PIVOT Funding Information

Search All Funding Opportunities

PIVOT enables you to search:
  • PIVOT Expertise Database
  • PIVOT Funding Opportunities from federal and non-federal sources.

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