Finding Funding Opportunities 

Proquest PIVOT

Texas A&M University has subscribed to the PIVOT database for access to federal, state, private and nonprofit funding sources. The database contains over 47 Billion dollars in funding opportunities related to all academic areas, including the arts, humanities, as well as business, education and the social and physical sciences. Opportunities are constantly updated and current.

PIVOT is available to TAMU-SA faculty, staff, and students using a TAMU-SA e-mail to log in.  Creating a personal profile is easy in PIVOT. In fact, most faculty will find that a profile already exists for them to claim. Once an account and profile are created, searches for funders may be saved and e-mails will alert the account holder to new opportunities.

In addition to finding funding matches, PIVOT identifies other researchers with similar research interests, both within TAMUSA and all over the world, providing an excellent resource for finding collaborators.

PIVOT an also be used to find detailed, comprehensive information about calls for papers with deadlines regarding forthcoming conferences and special issues of scholarly journals. These calls for papers are issued by professional bodies, journal editors, and other conference organizers in all disciplines and from all over the world. Thus, the database serves as an alerting service for researchers, scholars, and students seeking opportunities to present and publish their research.

You can begin your PIVOT account set-up by going to PIVOT's page . Once you are registered, you can claim and set up your profile.  Getting Started with PIVOT.  Will guide you through the process.



Sabbatical Resources
Grants For Scientific Equipment

Federal Funding

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of State
Corporation for National and Community Service
U.S. Department of Transportation

Environmental Protection Agency

Institute of Museum and Library Services

National Center for Environmental Research 

EPA Environmental Justice

U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Funding Mechanisms

State Funding

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Funding Information Center
Department of State Health Services
Texas Department of Agriculture 

Private Funding 
Foundation Center
San Antonio Area Foundation