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Funding Sources

Pivot is APSU's external funding database service. Researchers from all disciplines rely on Pivot not only for comprehensive research information but for tools that can streamline research workflow and create an environment suitable for collaborations and funding opportunities both internal and external to be easily accessed. 

With Grants.gov, faculty can electronically find Federal grants. Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 federal grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

The Foundation Center is the most authoritative source of information on private philanthropy in the United States. The Foundation Center helps grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public better understand the field of philanthropy. The site is designed to guide users quickly to the information they are looking for—instruction on funding research, help with proposal writing, tools for locating prospective funding sources , news and research on the field, or a library or training class near you.