Funding Opportunities

Chapman University
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Research/project funding

Chapman University encourages faculty to seek external funding to support their scholarship. There are many sources and types of funding available to advance faculty research as well as programmatic and creative activities in particular areas of interest. Below are links to some helpful resources to begin your search.

-External Funding Resources

COS Pivot - Chapman University subscribes to COS Pivot, an online, searchable database that includes federal, state, local, international, and private funding opportunities. Searches can be made by funding type, funding source, keywords, deadline dates, and many other criteria. This service is free to all Chapman faculty, staff and students when you register with your Chapman email account. 

COS Pivot also contains searchable faculty profiles including information about research interests and recent publications. You can claim your profile and update it to receive targeted funding opportunities. You can also search for potential collaborators internally and externally.

COS Pivot Quick Start and Training Guide

COS Pivot Training tutorial videos playlist - An online clearinghouse to search for grant and cooperative agreement opportunities from the 26 federal grant-making agencies. It is free to use, and individuals do not need to register to searched.

Federal Contracts - - Database of federal government contracting opportunities.

-External Funding Agencies


Department of Education

Environmental Protection Agency

National Science Foundation

National Institutes of Health

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Endowment for the Arts

Department of Agriculture

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Department of Energy

Department of Justice

Fulbright Scholar Program


CA Arts Council

CA Department of Education

CA Emergency Management Agency

CA Energy Commission

CA Department of Fish and Wildlife

CA Natural Resources Agency


American Council of Learned Societies Grants and Fellowships

Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Henry Luce Foundation

Lilly Endowment

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grants and Fellowships

John Templeton Foundation

Cal Humanities (in partnership with National Endowment for the Humanities)

William T. Grant Foundation

Haynes Foundation Grants and Fellowships

The Spencer Foundation

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