Pivot funding opportunity research tool

Search the Pivot database

Pivot is a Funding Opportunity research tool and database accessible from any on-campus computer. You can search by subject area or by faculty profile. SF State faculty and staff are eligible to create personal Pivot accounts to search for funding and track opportunities.

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Pivot help

Video tutorials

  1. Sign up for a Pivot account and claim your personal profile
  2. Search for funding opportunities
  3. Save, track, and share opportunities


ProQuest provides Pivot customers with a full schedule of training webinars, webinar recordings and materials. Check out their upcoming sessions:

Pivot Webinars for Researchers, Faculty and Staff