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UNM faculty, students, and staff can access the Pivot funding search database when they are logged into their myUNM or are using the university network. Pivot is a comprehensive global source of funding opportunities enabling researchers to search for specific funders or to use key words to sort through funding relative to their research goals. A guide for using Pivot can be found here. The Foundation Directory Online is available through the Library to anyone logged into their myUNM and a guide to using the Foundation Directory is here. Internal UNM funding provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research can be found on the Faculty Support Initiatives page. You can schedule a meeting with a funding specialist by clicking the Request Funding Support button below.

FRDO Funding Search Consultation


Request Funding Support

Foundation Funding Search Engines and Directories




Comprehensive information on grants from public and private foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant-making public charities. A guide for using the Foundation Directory can be found here.

The most complete, up-to-date nonprofit data available including access to foundation 990’s.

A searchable database to help you learn about grantmakers in the state, as well as grantmakers outside of the state who fund nonprofits in New Mexico.

UNM Foundation Funding Search Support


Schedule a meeting with the UNM Foundation for additional support finding and requesting funding from private grant-makers.

Federal Agency Funding Databases


A grant is a way the government funds your ideas and projects to provide public services and stimulate the economy. 

Search PIVOT Funding Database

A guide for using Pivot can be found here.

Custom PIVOT Funding Weekly Updates by Affiliation


Click the customized links to find funding weekly opportunities relative to the specific disciplines included below. Log in to your PIVOT account to save or modify the search.

A&S - Natural Sciences   A&S - Social Sciences   A&S - Humanities

Architecture & Planning   Fine Arts   Engineering   Education  

Management, Business, and Finance