Several Columbia schools, centers, and institutes provide internal funding opportunities, particularly for new investigators. Columbia also offers resources to learn more about sources of external research funding.
Research Initiatives for Science and Engineering (RISE)
Collaborative Grants and Instrumentation Programs
Highlighted External Funding Opportunities
The VP&S Office for Research often receives invitations for our investigators to apply to external research funding opportunities. When these opportunities specifically target our researchers or request the Office for Research to nominate a specific candidate, they are posted online.
External Funding Databases
Columbia University subscribes to PIVOT, which provides both keyword search capability and email alert mechanisms to assist in locating agencies and programs which may support specific research projects. These may be used free of charge by any Columbia faculty, student, or staff. A quick start guide is available to help you set up your account and use PIVOT.