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Grant Forward Database

Beginning July 1, 2014, the Grant Forward Database will replace COS Pivot as the prime funding and faculty profile tool for SIUE. With over 22,000 opportunities, this database allows researchers to search and save opportunities and create funding alerts. Create an account today with Grant Forward to test its various features!

Log in to COS Pivot Funding Opportunities and Profiles

Pivot contains an estimated $33 billion in funding opportunities ranging from research, programs, training and scholarships, artistic pursuit, and conferences. Pivot alos provides the abilities to search for colleagues with over 3 million profiles in its database.
Free to those with an SIUE e-ID. To create an account, visit

To create your profile, go to and suggest yourself as a scholar:
Instructions for Creating and Updating your Pivot Profile (PDF).

Try our Funding Opportunities By Topic/Discipline Website

Need to know more about Pivot? Visit the LIB Guide prepared by Lovejoy Library

  • In January 2012 COS Database switched to the new interface COS Pivot.
  • If you had a COS account, use your former COS user information to log in to Pivot and " claim your profile"
  • Below, you will find saved searches conducted through Pivot

Support Tips for Using Pivot

Pivot Speed Learning Videos

Visit the COS Pivot "Support" homepage

See Funding Opportunities by Topic / Discipline


Contact Teri Gulledge or Patience Graybill for an introduction to Pivot and information on creating an account.
Specialized Search Areas:

New Investigator Awards
- list by UC-Berkeley

Limited Submission Competitions

By Discipline

For Graduate Students

Other Funding Search Tools

The Grant Advisor

humanities opps

Philanthropy News Digest (PND) :
Private Foundation support--sign up for e-mail updates
universal portal for all federal programs

Free to those with an SIUE e-ID. To create an account, visit


Industrial Manufacturing & Engineering


Kinesiology & Health Ed.

Art/Art Design/Art Therapy

Mass Communication

Arts and Humanities

Mathematics & Statistics


Mechanical Engineering

Black Studies


Business Administration

Nursing Education


Public Administration & Policy Analysis

Civil Engineering/Construction

Peace & International Studies



Computer Science/ Computer Engineering


Criminal Justice


Curriculum and Instruction/Teacher Education

Political Science



Economics and Finance

Religious Studies

Educational Leadership

Social Work

Electrical Engineering

Special Education & Communication Disorders


Speech Communication

Environmental Sciences

Theater and Dance

Foreign Language and Literature

University Museum


WSIE Radio

Higher Education


Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students: Accessible through SIUE campus computers. Off-campus, log in to
COS Pivot. Need a COS Pivot account? Visit

Graduate Student Travel Grants

Graduate Student Research Fellowships

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