Office of Research and

       Sponsored Programs Administration

         funding Opportunities and collaborators


Vice Provost

Forms & Tools

Funding Opportunities

Routing and Submitting Grant Proposals and Contracts

Post-Award Management


Funding Stats


FAQs / Terminology

Contact  Us

This page lets you find external funding opportunities via:
     via COS Pivot
          automatic funding alerts from other sources
         and more...

or go to our Internal Funding Opportunities page to see
     what programs are internal to ETSU


Need help?  Contact ORSPA's IT Coordinator Carole Thomason at 9-6059 or

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PIVOT: Funding and researcher expertise connected.

ETSU subscribes to Pivot, which  gives Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and their institutions the edge to bring together the right research opportunities, funding, and people quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.   See Pivot at!

If you want to learn more about how to use COS, you may:

1)  Sign up for an online training webinar at a time that's convenient for you!

2)  View video snippets on the COS Pivot YouTube channel
      Topics include:  Creating Your COS Pivot Account; Claiming Your
      COS Pivot Profile; Updating Your COS Pivot Profile; COS Pivot
       Funding Quick Search; COS Pivot Funding Advanced Search;
      Creating Groups to Use When Sharing Opps with Colleagues

3) attend one of our workshops

4) contact Carole at 9-6059 for one-on-one assistance, or

5) view the following tutorials to learn at your own pace: 

 Account Creation and Profile Update slideshow
     Learning about the Pivot Home Page slideshow
     Finding Funding slideshow
Finding Collaborators slideshow

1) If you are asked, you can choose to Open the file; you do not have to save it to your computer unless you want to;
2) If asked for your username and password, just click Cancel;
3) If the program PowerPoint opens, click Slideshow in the menu, then click the button "From the Beginning";
4) If asked, it is OK to choose "Enable external content". Logo allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. is the single access point for thousands of grant programs offered by the all of the Federal grant-making agencies, including NHI, NEH, NEA, DOD, DED, DOE, etc..


See a tutorial on How to Find Funding Opportunities in

Links to Other Agencies and their Funding Opps:


     NIH   Opportunities
            Weekly Opps & Notices
            Other Helpful NIH Links


    NSF   Opportunities



NEH Grant Programs and Deadlines


Other Resources:




Free Funding Alert Service Subscriptions

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ph: (423)439-6000 fax: (423)439-6050


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