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Newark Graduate Orientation: Grantsmanship Sources

Resources in grantsmanship and library research for graduate students

Rutgers GradFund

Rutgers GradFund is designed to help graduate students obtain external funding. 

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Pivot is a database of funding opportunities for all disciplines and project types. It includes federal, non-federal, foundation, and private funding opportunities. Pivot also includes calls for papers (Papers Invited) and lists of funding awards already made for projects (Awards). After signing up for an individual account, you can claim and populate your own researcher profile in order to receive personalized recommendations and connect with other researchers.

Writer/Artist Residencies

Foundation Directory Online (Professional)

Foundation Directory Online  (Professional)  Rutgers restricted

Full database from the Foundation Center.  An iPhone app version is available for Rutgers students and faculty.

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Grantseeking Tips

Who's the Sponsor?


Librarian Erleen Harris contributed to the original version of this page.

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