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COS is now Pivot

Posted Mar 07, 2012

We’re excited to let you know that UMKC now has Pivot. It’s where funding connected with research expertise turns into success.

Log on at to start taking advantage of all that Pivot offers.

Pivot focuses on what matters most to you: the ability to identify and connect with funding opportunities and with other researchers—locally and globally. It combines the most comprehensive, editorially maintained database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 billion with a unique database of 3 million scholar profiles—and growing.


Built from the ground up, Pivot offers the best of what our customers love in the world-renowned COS Funding Opportunities and COS Scholar Universe, along with intelligent mapping features that expedite relevant, reliable results.

Nothing else compares with Pivot. Take a second now to see how searches, receiving funding alerts, and connecting with collaborators can turn into success with Pivot. Be sure to also take advantage of the free live and recorded training webinars, support resources, and more!

For more information or help getting started, please contact UMKC Pivot Administrator Lorelei Sells at 235-5611, or