Funding Opportunities

RDS provides several resources to help you find funding opportunities for your research projects:

  • PIVOT: A database with thousands of national and international funding opportunities. UC-Merced faculty have FREE access to Pivot. Pivot also allows researchers to create profiles that automatically connect them to opportunities and potential collaborators whose profiles share common research foci. More information on Pivot
  • Curated Opportunity Lists: Find funding opportunities specific to disciplines in Social Sciences, Engineering and Natural Sciences as well as inter- and cross-disciplinary, early career and training grants. 
  • Custom Funding SearchesRDS will conduct custom searches for funding opportunities for you at your request.
    Contact RDS to arrange for this service:
    rds@ucmerced.edu