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ECE Funding Research Guide

Georgia Tech Office of Sponsored Programs. Funding

U.S. Government Resources

  • (formerly FedBizOpps) is a list of U.S. Federal Government procurement invitations, contract awards, subcontracting leads, and foreign business opportunities published each business day. Contract Opportunities.
    • Type - Award Notice, Presolicitation, Combined Synopsis/Solicitation, etc.
    • Search: "Active Documents"; "Archived Documents" (up to Last 365 Days); or "Both."  Vendors and citizens may search, monitor, and retrieve opportunities.  Search more than 32,300 active federal opportunities. 
    • Demonstration videos.   User guides.     FAQs
  • is designed to enable federal grant-making agencies to create funding opportunities and applicants to find and apply for these federal grants. The Online Help provides explanations and step-by-step instructions for both applicants and grantors to complete these processes.
  • NSF - Funding, Awards
  • Grants/Funding. Government Information Research Guide, compiled by Patricia Kenly
  • Technical research reports, federal government sponsored research reports

Foundation Center, by Candid

ECE Scholarships and Financial Assistance


      Pivot (Georgia Tech subscription)

  • COS Pivot unifies global COS Funding Opportunities and Profiles. Georgia Tech subscription. 
  • Register on-campus to access remotely (Log in), update alerts.
  • Tabs for Funding, Profiles, Papers Invited, Awards
  • Funding - "Search Tips" "View Tutorial" "Take a Tour" "You Tube"
  • Includes academic, commercial, federal, state, province/national and local government, multinational organization, private foundation, and professional society or association funding sponsor types.
  • ProQuest Pivot LibGuide   Tabs for
    • Pivot Funding
    • Pivot Profiles
    • Papers Invited
    • Awards
  • Pivot focuses on ... the ability to identify and connect funding opportunities to researchers at their institution.
  • Awarded Grants
  • Connecting Funding and Research Expertise.  Pivot combines the ... database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $44 billion with our unique database of 3 million pre-populated scholar profiles, drawing from Community of Scholars and Community of Science profiles.
  • Papers Invited consists of detailed, comprehensive information about calls for papers with deadlines regarding forthcoming conferences and special issues of scholarly journals. These calls for papers are issued by professional bodies, journal editors, and other conference organizers in all disciplines and from all over the world. Thus, the database serves as an alerting service for researchers, scholars, and students seeking opportunities to present and publish their research.
  • Users can receive alerts whenever new matching opportunities are posted that match their saved searches. Enables you to add internal deadlines to critical funding opportunities and sends weekly updates on saved searches.
  • Learn more about Pivot.  Training: Pivot training videos. User Guide: Pivot starter guide
  • Pivot has a proprietary algorithm that compiles pre-populated researcher profiles unique to your organization (and others) and matches them to current funding opportunities. Identifies researcher expertise from within or outside of your organization

ECE Subject Librarian

Contact Bette Finn (, your ECE Subject Librarian, for one-on-one quick and in-depth assistance searching the Library's databases on your research topics and for group instruction.