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Resources for identifying potential sources of support for research and scholarly activities led by Sacramento State faculty and staff.

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Searchable Funding Databases

  • GRANTSEARCH is the Grants Resource Center’s funding database. GrantSearch is designed so faculty members and staff at GRC member campuses can easily access grants availability information according to academic discipline and funding agency. For more information on obtaining access to GRANTSEARCH, please contact ORIED
  • Pivot- Sacramento State provides a subscription to Pivot to enable researchers to find funding opportunities. Pivot is a searchable database of grants, funding opportunities, scholarships, and calls for papers across all disciplines. You can create a profile, search the database and create email alerts. PIVOT also allows you to search over 3 million user profiles to find future potential collaborators. The first step is to claim and complete your profile. The Getting Started Guide can help you begin using Pivot.

Funding Newsletters

  • Grants Resource Center The GRC provides three regular publications to members with federal and private funding opportunity alerts, federal meeting coverage, and successful proposal development strategies and advice. For more information on obtaining access to GRC's publications, please contact ORIED.
  • Research Development & Grant Writing News outlines proven strategies that can be used to compete successfully for research and education funding from federal agencies and foudnations. To sign up to receive it monthly, email ORIED. Visit here to view archives here.
  • Research Funding Update - A monthly listing provided by ORIED that explores possible funding opportunities for faculty research.

 CSU System Support  

Sacramento State Campus Support

  • Student Academic Development (SAD) funds support activities that extend students’ educational experiences including attendance at a professional meeting or workshop, development of a special curriculum-related project or presentation, and participation in an academic competition or artistic performance.

  • UEI Campus Grant Program funds projects that are innovative, have a demonstrable need and clearly benefit Sacramento State students, faculty and/or staff.