Funding Opportunities

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COS Pivot gives Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and their institutions the edge to bring together the right research opportunities, funding, and people quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.  Pivot's database contains over 40,000 funding opportunities.

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COS Pivot YouTube Tutorials

YouTube Tutorials for getting started, searching for funding, and using profiles.

GrantSearch Database

The GrantSearch Database contains descriptions, deadlines, and contact information on nearly 12,000 federal and private funding programs of particular interest to public colleges and universities. The database conatins programs that support aceademic activities such as research and training, fellowships, program development, and equipment acquisition.  The GrantSearch Database is a product of the Grants Resource Center.

Grant Resource Center

The Grant Resource Center (GRC) provides comprehensive funding services and expertise for colleges and universities.  Site included detailed information on Federal funding and Congressional actions, materials to support proposal development -- including abstracts for funded projects, and access to GrantSearch.  The GRC is a membership-based division of the American Association for State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).


Grants.Gov is the Federal portal to finding funding opportunities and then applying for support.

Good Funding Opportunities & Support

The OSP offers a variety of resources to assist you in identifying appropriate funders for your project or program.

Funding Agencies

     Information on funding opportunities for selected disciplines and general purposes that are very appropriate for WPU. Includes grants for research, curriculum development, services, scholarships and fellowships.

Funding Opportunities Newsletter 

     The OSP electronic newsletter containing compiled information on funding agencies and opportunities.

WPU Internal Support Programs

     WPU sponsored teaching and research support information on ART, research and travel incentive, and graduate/undergraduate research programs.

WPU's Funders


National Science Foundation
U. S. Department of Education
National Institutes of Health
National Parks Service
Small Business Administration
Institute for Museum and Library Service

State, County and Local Government

N.J. State Agency Funding Opportunity List

"Finish in 4" Funding Opportunity List

N. J. Department of Education
N. J. Department of Human Services, Division of Addiction Services (DAS)
N. J. Board of Public Utilities
N. J. State Council on the Arts
N. J. Historical Commission
N. J. Council for the Humanities
Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council
City of Paterson, Urban Enterprize Zone
Paterson Public Schools
Passaic Public Schools

Advice to Grantseekers

Cheng Library
     Access the online databases and services that WPUNJ provides through the Cheng Library. Do literature searches, order reprints, access unique search engines.