Sponsored Research

Funding Resources


About Pivot

Pivot is a powerful tool that:

  • Provides access to the most comprehensive source of funding opportunities globally
  • Identifies researcher expertise from within or outside of your organization
  • Fosters collaboration by cultivating essential partnerships and alliances
  • Allows the focus to be on winning the necessary awards and grants by removing the more tedious aspects of finding and connecting funding
  • Enhances communication, monitoring, and tracking amongst individual faculty, teams, or researchers and the Research Development office
  • Builds a strong network of connections for faculty members to rely on throughout their careers

How to Use Pivot

USF Internal Awards Program

The mission of the Internal Awards Program is to foster excellence in research and scholarship by USF faculty and support activities aimed at securing extramural funding. It typically is administered in two cycles annually through Sponsored Research. USF Internal Awards are open to all faculty at the University of South Florida.

Faculty Honors, Prizes, and Awards

For honors, prizes, and awards recognized by the Association of American Universities (AAU), Top American Research Universities (TARU), National Research Council (NRC), and other prestigious national and international awards in different disciplines please see our Faculty Awards website.


View other funding programs from USF Research & Innovation, such as:

  • Understanding Blackness and Addressing Anti-Black Racism in our Local, National, and International Communities Rapid Response Research Grant Program

  • USF COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Grant Program

  • COVID-19 External Research Funding Opportunities