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External Funding Resources

The research community has access to two large funding opportunity databases.  Federal government databases are also a valuable funding resource. Learn more.

Internal Funding Opportunities

To support and encourage research endeavors at the University, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and various University of Pittsburgh departments offer a variety of internal research funding opportunities. Learn more.

Limited Submissions: Competition Space

Review and apply for current internal limited submission competitions at Competition Space, or learn more about the limited submission process at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

Health & Medical Sciences:

Office of Research, Health Sciences

Office of Research, Health Sciences provides the University of Pittsburgh's research community with up-to-date information about a wide range of funding opportunities for research across the full breadth of the health sciences and maintains a comprehensive searchable database of governmental and foundation funding opportunities.

Medical and Health Sciences Foundation

The Foundation Relations team at the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation (MHSF) is available to assist faculty in the health sciences who are seeking philanthropic funding opportunities from private foundations.  MHSF offers many services including, but not limited to:

  • Identifying targeted funding opportunities from charitable foundations
  • Proposal editing, ensuring funders’ priorities are addressed and emphasized
  • Stewarding funders and building relationships on behalf of Pitt and its faculty
  • Managing the gift agreement process and securing institutional signatures

For more information about MHSF services, please contact Mary Kate MacKenzie, Director of Foundation Relations, at mmarykate@pmhsf.org or 412-647-9194.

 

Institutional Advancement

Institutional Advancement (IA) is available to assist faculty in areas outside of the health sciences who are seeking philanthropic funding opportunities from private foundations.  IA offers many services including, but not limited to:

  • Identifying targeted funding opportunities from charitable foundations
  • Proposal editing, ensuring funders’ priorities are addressed and emphasized
  • Stewarding funders and building relationships on behalf of Pitt and its faculty
  • Managing the gift agreement process and securing institutional signatures

For more information about IA services, please contact cfr@pitt.edu.


Graduate and Professional Student Funding Opportunities Portal

Learn more about the GPS Portal.