External funding opportunities

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

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. Check Wayne State University's events calendar for upcoming workshops by visiting events.wayne.edu and clickin on "Research" in the menu.

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.