of Research and Project Administration
We’re excited to let you know that the University now has a new funding opportunities and profile software product called Pivot. For those of you who are familiar with the GENIUS/SMARTS/SPIN product used previously by the University, Pivot differs from the GENIUS profile component in that Pivot populates a profile automatically from the user’s web site, so there is no manual entry required.
Pivot focuses on what matters most to you: the ability to identify and connect with funding opportunities and with other researchers—locally and globally. It combines a comprehensive database of funding opportunities, some of which may not be included in the SPIN database, with a unique database of 3 million scholar profiles—and growing.
Take a second now to see how to perform searches, receive funding alerts, and connect with collaborators through Pivot. Be sure to also take advantage of the free live and recorded training webinars, support resources, and more!
Business Opportunities (replaces Commerce Business Daily)
of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
Register (via GPO Access)
There are five ways to learn of the availaiblity of NYSTEM funds:
1. New York State Register http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register.htm
2. NYSTEM e-Alerts http://stemcell.ny.gov/sign_up_ealerts.php
3. NYSTEM web site http://stemcell.ny.gov/research_support.html
4. DOH web site http://www.nyhealth.gov/funding/
5. New York State Contract Reporter (NYSCR) http://www.nyscr.org
up for alerts)
The Foundation Center
well known database provides information on private grant-making foundations,
community foundations, operating foundations, and corporate grant makers. Records
include entries from the following Foundation Center print publications: The
Foundation Directory, The Foundation Directory, part 2, New York State Foundations,
Guide to U.S. Foundations, and National Directory of Corporate Giving. Principal
sources of information are voluntary reports by many grant makers directly to
the Foundation Center and information obtained from public information returns
(990's)filed each year with the Internal Revenue Service by private foundations.
Updated monthly, the directory contains information about the largest public
and private foundations in the U.S. and links to foundation web sites.
To access Foundation Directory, start from
the link on the Library's Find Databases pages: http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?page=13&StartLtr=F
No login is necessary unless you are off campus,
in which case you will be asked to supply your NetID
(for the young biomedical scientist)
(for grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies)
National Health Council database (Health Research Funding) that will help link unfunded NIH applications with potential non-governmental funding sources.
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