Finding Funding through Pivot @ Parnassus Library

Pivot: One-stop shopping for funding opportunities

Are you looking for funding to support your research, training, fellowship, postdoc or program/curriculum development? Pivot is a comprehensive database of funding opportunities for all disciplines from federal agencies and private foundations in the US and international sources.   IMPORTANT: Please bring your own laptop. 

Instructor: Min-Lin Fang will help you navigate through Pivot to easily explore various avenues of funding and set up an alert for updated funding opportunities. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners will be able to:

  • Identify funding opportunities from federal agencies or private foundations or professional societies
  • Find fundings to support your research, travel to attend the conference, conference attendance, curriculum provision/evaluation or publishing
  • Set up funding alerts
  • Find the abstract submission deadline for conference presentation
  • Identify who are experts in a given field

Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Parnassus Library, CL-231
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0840

Event Type

Class/Info Session


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Patients


Mission Bay


library, research, training, opportunities, ucsf, pivot, funding, Min-Lin Fang, researchers, fellowship, postdocs, program development, curriculum development




UCSF Library
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