McMaster University

McMaster University



FIND FUNDING FAST! Strengthen your research; promote your work; establish local and global connections!

Pivot is an up-to-date database of funding opportunity announcements for GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS, from around the world. Comprising more than 25,000 funding opportunity records worth over $33 billion from public and private-sector sources, COS provides timely, relevant and easy-to-find funding vital to faculty, researchers, educators and graduate students, in ALL disciplines.

Pivot is the leading internet site for the global R&D community!

Finding the right funding is only the start….

Pivot is the new tool for connecting the right research opportunities, funding and people, quickly and easily.  Designed for faculty, researchers and graduate students, Pivot is intuitive and easy to manipulate. 

Pivot provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration for:

  •  Research
  •  Cooperative Agreement
  •  Curriculum Development
  •  Training, Scholarship, or Fellowship
  •  Postdoctoral Awards
  •  Visiting Personnel
  •  Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops (attending or organizing)
  •  Prizes and Awards
  •  Publishing or Editorial
  •  Travel
  •  Equipment or Materials Acquisition
  •  Facility Construction or Operation


Universities, individual researchers and research administrators, all depend on COS Pivot web-based products and services to find funding, promote their work, identify experts, manage funding searches and track funding records, in an easy-to-use web workspace.

and create your Pivot account.

Resources/Support can be found here.

To view concise, informative video tutorials, visit the Pivot YouTube channel!

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