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Subject Librarian:

Julie Kelly

Grant opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and other organizations



The COS pivot service combines COS funding opportunities and COS scholar universe, allowing users to identify available financial support along with research partners. Pivot also includes tools that make the management of funding opportunities in the pre-award phase more efficient. Users can add internal deadlines to build effective timelines for seizing critical funding opportunities. Funding opportunities can be tracked and organized so that highest priorities take center stage.

General Reference Sources


Find grantmakers, companies, grants or IRS 990 tax returns for U.S. organizations. Profiles of grantmakers mission, analysis of expenses and revenue and other information. The Foundation Directory includes the publication Philanthropy News, current RFPs for grants, and literature on nonprofits from various research institutes.

Library Information

Science and Engineering Library

Walter Library
East Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Circulation: (612) 624-3366; Reference: (612) 624-0224

Bio-Medical Library

Diehl Hall, 505 Essex St. S.E.
East Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Reference: 612-626-3260; Circulation: 612-626-4045

Magrath Library

1984 Buford Avenue
St. Paul Campus
Circulation: (612) 624-2233; Reference: (612) 624-1212

Wilson Library

309 19th Ave. S.
West Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Service Desk: 612-624-3321