Find Funding

SPGM is here to assist you in finding funding opportunities.  Below are some resources available to assist you in the search:

Funding Searches Using PIVOT

Pivot is a leading funding search database. Because Radford University is a registered subscriber, each RU faculty member can sign up for an individual account. To sign up for an account of COS Pivot at:, please contact Thomas Cruise at (540) 831-5035.  You may also have a Pivot profile - the profile is the scholarly write-up of your expertise and research interests, created by the editorial staff at Pivot.  Below are some training videos to help you through the process.  If you still have questions, please contact our office for assistance.

Claim Profile in Pivot

Updating Pivot Profile

Performing an Advanced Search in Pivot

Pivot Funding Saving or Tracking Opportunities

Your Pivot Home Page: Saved Searches

Your Pivot Home Page: Tracked Opportunities

 Funding Opportunities

Artis College of Science and Technology

College of Educaiton and Human Development

College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences

Waldron College of Health and Human Services

College of Visual and Performing Arts

College of Business and Economics


The Foundation Center Online Directory is a funding search database focusing on private foundations and corporate giving. Our office only has two site licenses, so contact Thomas Cruise at (540) 831-5035 for the login information and tips for conducting your search.