External funding opportunities

Learn how to search for external funding opportunities through Pivot: on-campus hands-on workshops scheduled for fall 2019

Wayne State University subscribes to Pivota searchable funding opportunities and expertise database Pivot is available to all WSU faculty, staff and students, who may register for free and start using this resource today!

Whether your work is in the sciences or the arts, Pivot services can help find funding to support your research. Much more efficient than Googling, the database is an aggregation of funding information that is verified for accuracy, updated for currency and formatted for quick, targeted searching.

To get started today, watch Getting Started – Registering for a Pivot AccountYou can watch additional videos on using Pivot through Pivot's Youtube channel.

We offer on-campus hands-on workshops regularly. Workshops are free, but registration is required. Click on any of the links below to register for the workshop date of your choice.


October 25, 2019 2:30-3:30pm
Undergraduate Library, computer lab 1140
November 14, 2019, 2:00-3:00pm
Mazurek Education Commons, room 325
December 6, 2019 10:00-11:00am
Undergraduate Library, computer lab 1140

If you have questions on either of these research tools or would like to schedule a workshop for your unit, class or college, please email rifs@wayne.edu.