External Funding

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General databases of grants and fellowship


The pivot database covers all major funding sources for research and allows researchers to connect on shared interests. Sign up for a log in to edit profiles, establish funding alerts etc.

*New* Spring 2022 PIVOT training

LTS and the Office of Research are excited to announce two training sessions for PIVOT-RP, a research opportunities database.  PIVOT is one of the most widely used grant-searching tools in higher education.  It is capable of searching available grants and awarded grants, as well as providing funding alerts and newsletters for research teams.  Furthermore, Pivot offers researcher profiles to help you connect with users around the country who share your research interests.

Wednesday, February 9, 12-1pm  - Register here

Thursday, March 17, 12-1pm - Register here



Grants.gov provides access to all federal funding resources. You can search by agency, keyword, type of funding etc. 

Specific Funding Resources

Instrumentation Acquisition and Development

Limited Submissions: External Programs with Institutional Limit

Agency Links

Department of Energy

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institute of Health

National Science Foundation

Lehigh Resources

Faculty development: resources by agency

Office of Economic Opportunity: corporate and foundation relations