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External Funding Opportunities

Searchable Databases


IUPUI subscribes to Pivot, a comprehensive world-wide database of funding opportunities and collaborators.  Search for funding by text (keywords) or by sponsor, define your search within the eleven text fields, save your funding searches, receive alerts, and track individual opportunities.  There is no need to continually enter and run the same search over and over.  Just one email a week will list all the new opportunities from your saved searches.

All discretionary grants offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies can be found on

This is the US Government’s point of entry for commercial vendors and government buyers.

Philanthropy News Digest (PND)

PND, a service of the Foundation Center, publishes requests for proposals. This is a great resource for the social sciences, arts and humanities. IUPUI has a subscription to the Foundation Directory Online. Access is through the University Library Joseph & Matthew Payton Philanthropic Studies Library. This site requires IU authentication for off campus access.