Grant Support

Sources of Research Funding

Determining which sources to approach for research funding is one of the most important, and challenging, pieces of the grant application process.

IPSR Pre-Award staff can conduct funding searches and help researchers at KU identify funding sources that are appropriate for their research. Contact Nancy Myers ( to initiate this process.

Below are some resources if you would like to investigate potential funding sources on your own.

Pivot - Pivot is a tool licensed by KU that helps researchers identify sources of funding, potential collaborators, and connect with the broader research community at KU and beyond.

Federal & State Sources

Private & Corporate Sources

Internal (KU) Sources of Research Funding

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