» Funding Opportunities

Chapman University encourages faculty to seek external funding to support their scholarship. There are many sources and types of funding available to advance faculty research as well as programmatic and creative activities in particular areas of interest. Below are links to some helpful resources to begin your search.

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External Funding Resources

  • Pivot - Chapman University subscribes to Pivot, an online, searchable database that includes federal, state, local, international, and private funding opportunities. Searches can be made by funding type, funding source, keywords, deadline dates, and many other criteria. This service is free to all Chapman faculty, staff and students when you register with your Chapman email account.

    Pivot also contains searchable faculty profiles including information about research interests and recent publications. You can claim your profile and update it to receive targeted funding opportunities. You can also search for potential collaborators internally and externally.
  • Grants.gov - An online clearinghouse to search for grant and cooperative agreement opportunities from the 26 federal grant-making agencies. It is free to use, and individuals do not need to register to search.
  • Federal Contracts - FedBizOpps.gov - Database of federal government contracting opportunities.