Pivot is an online funding database where researchers, faculty and research administrators can easily explore new avenues for funding, view funding opportunities uniquely matched to their scholar profile, collaborate with colleagues and manage the results of the process to build a funding strategy that supports both immediate and long-term funding needs.

Upcoming Information and Demonstration Sessions

Join us on an upcoming date below to learn how Pivot can save you time and effort in identifying the right funding opportunities for your research lines as well as identifying collaborators with the relevant expertise.

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Maximizing Pivot to Find Funding and Collaborators

Thursday, June 20, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
Do you want to maximize your time spent searching for funding opportunities or potential project collaborators? Join us to learn how Pivot can save you time and effort in identifying the right funding opportunities for your research lines as well as identifying collaborators with the relevant expertise. Register here.
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Maximizing Pivot to Find Funding and Collaborators

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 1:00pm to 2:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Please note: this is an in-person meeting. Zoom option will not be available for this session. With questions, please contact vpr-rdo@uiowa.edu. Do you want to maximize your time spent searching for funding opportunities or potential project collaborators? Join us to learn how Pivot can save you time and effort in identifying the right funding opportunities for your research lines as well as identifying collaborators with the relevant expertise. Register here.
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Maximizing Pivot to Find Funding and Collaborators

Monday, August 19, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
Do you want to maximize your time spent searching for funding opportunities or potential project collaborators? Join us to learn how Pivot can save you time and effort in identifying the right funding opportunities for your research lines as well as identifying collaborators with the relevant expertise. Register here.

Pivot Administrative Privileges

As of August 15, 2019, access to Pivot administrative privileges can be requested for supervisor and RDO approval through Universal Workflow.  Administrative privileges will allow staff to help researchers identify funding opportunities, edit profiles, and connect with potential collaborators. To request administrative privileges, please complete the Universal Workflow request form (Note: a brief business justification for each selected option must be provided in order to be approved). 

Additional Resources

Internal Funding Opportunities

As of April 1, the Division of Sponsored Programs will no longer publish the Grant Bulletin or maintain its website. Research Administrators can add their unit's Internal Funding Opportunities into Pivot, allowing users to find both internal funding along with other external funding opportunities, all in the same tool. Please email vpr-rdo@uiowa.edu to inquire about posting internal funding.