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Register at Pivot to search for funding and connect with collaborators 

Pivot maintains a database of grants, fellowships, and other funding information from public and private, domestic and international sources—for science, social sciences, humanities, and community outreach funding.

Find funding opportunities and further your research using UMKC's institutional subscription to Pivot. If you are already a Pivot user, log in to to claim your profile. If you're a new user, create your profile to set up your personalized funding searches.

Pivot gives UMKC researchers 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

Pivot continues to offer the world-renowned funding opportunities and the Pivot Scholar Universe, along with intelligent mapping features that expedite relevant, reliable results.

Log in 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 and support resources.

For more information or help getting started, please contact UMKC Pivot Administrators: Chelsea Dahlstrom at 235-1315 or Andrea Uhl at 235-5168.


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Chelsea Dahlstrom 816-235-1315
Andrea Uhl  816-235-5168

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