External Grant Opportunities - Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

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Pivot (formerly COS)

The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce the availability of Pivot (formerly COS) for our faculty and staff. Pivot is a comprehensive database of funding opportunities that allows users to:

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Other Search Engines

Here are other search engines that can be used to find grant opportunities:

Grants.gov – Find federal funding opportunities from 26 agencies of the U.S. government.

Grant Resource Center - GRC offers access to timely and actionable information on funding opportunities, provides personalized support to meet specific campus needs, and promotes networking among sponsored programs professionals. The ORSP is a member of the Grant Resource Center, a nonprofit services of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Contact the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (research@uco.edu) to be added to the Grant Announcements List.

Oklahoma State Regent for Higher Education – Find a variety of grant opportunity announcements provided by OSRHE's Grant Writing and External Funding Assistance.

The Foundation Center – The database allows users to find funding from private sources such as corporate and family foundations.  

Federal Register – A daily publication including funding notices from the federal government.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance – Search the government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities. You can use this search engine to identify opportunities that have been made available in previous years relating to your interests. The search engine provides contact information that can be used to inquire if the grant opportunity will be made available again.

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