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Funding Opportunities for Libraries: Grant Resources and Databases

The CMU Libraries grant management support the research and training of Library staff and faculty; and process related to finding opportunities, project submission, and post award management.

Limited Submission Opportunities

Current, anticipated and past  limited submission opportunities available through the CMU Office of Vice President of Research

Limited Submission opportunities

Foundation Grant Opportunities

Current and past  foundation grant opportunities available through the CMU Office of Vice President of Research/University advancement

Foundation Relations Grant Opportunities


Grant Seeking Databases

GrantForward provide information on Federal and private funding sources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

Pivot is an up-to-date database of announcements for grants, fellowships, awards and more from around the world, comprising more than 25,000 records worth over $33 billion. is a source to provide information about federal grants and is a central resource for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards. The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services is the managing partner for

Foundation Directory Online, developed by the Foundation Center is the nation's leading online funding research tool. It provides the most current, accurate, and comprehensive information available on U.S. grant sponsor and their grants, drawn from reliable sources, including IRS Form 990s, sponsor websites.