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Funding Opportunities

OGSR Grants and Contracts Development subscribes to Pivot, a funding opportunities database that is available to the CSUSM community. Pivot combines the most comprehensive, editorially maintained database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $62 billion with a unique database of 3 million scholar profiles—and growing.


The Pivot LibGuide provides an overview of the product and its key uses for researchers.

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Agency Listservs

Department of Education. EDInfo is an information service that delivers two or three email messages a week featuring information on the U.S. Department of Education including budget and grant information, and legislative updates. To subscribe, send a message to In the body of the message, type: subscribe EDINFO<your full name>. (If you have a signature block, please turn it off.)

Department of Energy. DOE Pulse, a bimonthly newsletter, highlights work being done at the Department of Energy's national laboratories. Each issue will include research highlights, updates on collaborations among laboratories, and profiles of individual researchers.

Department of Justice. JUST INFO, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice National Criminal Justice Reference Service (JCJRS), is a biweekly email newsletter that reports on a wide variety of criminal justice topics. To subscribe, send a message to In the body of the message, type: subscribe JUSTINFO<your name>.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. National Aeronautics and Space Administration maintains a press release mailing list to distribute its press releases and other selected documents via email. To subscribe, send an email to In the body of the message, type: subscribe press-release <your name>.

National Endowment for the Humanities. NEH OUTLOOK is an NEH email newsletter which includes information on funding opportunities and grants awarded.To subscribe, send an email to: In the body of the message, put the keyword "subscribe" on a line by itself.

National Institutes of Health.  Each week the NIH transmits via email the Table of Contents information for each week's issue of the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Associated with each entry is the URL address for each Guide article. To subscribe to the Guide TOC Notification service, please send an email to and in the first line of the email message itself (not the subject line) provide the following information: subscribe NIHTOC-L your name.

National Science Foundation. The NSF Custom News Service is a free web-based/email-based alert service designed to provide information about new NSF publications and information. This service allows you to select the types of information you are interested in and alerts you to new publications and provides links to electronic copies that can be downloaded or printed.  Subscribe to the Custom New Service.  You will be prompted to provide your email address and will be able to select from the following options: whether to receive announcements by email or just by visiting your custom news page; whether to receive a weekly email summary of all new NSF documents; and to select documents types you're interested in, such as program announcements, news releases, policies and procedures, reports and awards for particular divisions or all. You can change your profile at any time.

U.S. Agency for International Development. You can receive email notification when a solicitation is posted to the USAID Solicitations page. This includes RFPs, RFAs, and new amendments.