This dashboard provides a view of the research funding landscape, presenting a quarterly snapshot of global funding opportunities and trends. Data is powered by the Pivot and Research Professional funding database, as curated by our editorial team.

This dashboard provides a view of the research funding landscape, presenting a quarterly snapshot of global funding opportunities and trends. Data is powered by the Pivot and Research Professional funding database, as curated by our editorial team.

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Hover over any country to display the total number of active, global funding opportunities and total value of the funding opportunities available, based on the citizenship/residency of a researcher from that country.

Data is normalized to the selected currency. Totals do not include opportunities for which the funder does not specify an available amount.
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Hover over any country to display the total number of active, global funding opportunities and total value of the funding opportunities available, based on the citizenship/residency of a researcher from that country.

Data is normalized to the selected currency. Totals do not include opportunities for which the funder does not specify an available amount.

Available funding opportunities for researchers

Based on country of residence i i

Updated on Q3, 2020

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Hover over any spoke of the map to view the total value of all active funding opportunities for each keyword/discipline as applied by our editors to the available opportunities. Some opportunities may have more than one keyword/discipline applied to them.

Data is normalized to the selected currency. Totals do not include opportunities for which the funder does not specify an available award amount.

The total value displayed when not hovering over a keyword is derived via separate calculation to avoid duplicate counting of opportunities with more than one keyword/discipline. This map only reflects a small subset of the entire keyword/discipline taxonomy used in our service.
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Hover over any spoke of the map to view the total value of all active funding opportunities for each keyword/discipline as applied by our editors to the available opportunities. Some opportunities may have more than one keyword/discipline applied to them.

Data is normalized to the selected currency. Totals do not include opportunities for which the funder does not specify an available award amount.

The total value displayed when not hovering over a keyword is derived via separate calculation to avoid duplicate counting of opportunities with more than one keyword/discipline. This map only reflects a small subset of the entire keyword/discipline taxonomy used in our service.

Available

Funding by disciplines i i

Updated on Q3, 2020

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This list represents the top, individual government funding agencies in our service based on the total estimated value of the current, actively available funding opportunities that can be applied to directly by individuals or research institutions. Not all governments are represented.
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Top foundations represents the total estimated value of pledged funding based on current, active funding opportunities that can be applied to directly by individuals or research institutions. These figures in no way represent the entirety of funding provided by these or other organizations through all of their various methods of giving.

Some popular foundations are not represented here because they do not solicit applications for the bulk of their funding directly from individuals or research institutions.
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This list represents the top, individual government funding agencies in our service based on the total estimated value of the current, actively available funding opportunities that can be applied to directly by individuals or research institutions. Not all governments are represented.
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Top foundations represents the total estimated value of pledged funding based on current, active funding opportunities that can be applied to directly by individuals or research institutions. These figures in no way represent the entirety of funding provided by these or other organizations through all of their various methods of giving.

Some popular foundations are not represented here because they do not solicit applications for the bulk of their funding directly from individuals or research institutions.

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Government funding sources i i

Updated on Q3, 2020. Total in U.S. dollars

European Commission (EC)

US Department of Defense (DOD)

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

US Department of Justice (DOJ)

US Department of Energy (DOE)

US Department of Transportation (DOT)

Department of Health - Australia

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Instituts de Recherche en Sante du Canada (CIHR-IRSC)

FedDev Ontario

Canadian Heritage

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Australian Defence Organisation (ADO)

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

US Department of Education (ED)

US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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Private foundations i i

Updated on Q3, 2020. Total in U.S. dollars

Walton Family Foundation, Inc.

Wells Fargo Foundation

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Wellcome Trust

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Leverhulme Trust

W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)

Wallenberg Foundations

Oak Foundation

Robert W. Woodruff Foundation

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF)

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Richard King Mellon Foundation

William Penn Foundation

Epilepsy Foundation

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.

Novo Nordisk Fonden / Novo Nordisk Foundation

Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation

Coca-Cola Foundation

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This chart displays the total number of active opportunities available by opportunity type as classified by our editors. Some opportunities may have more than one type.
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This chart displays the total number of active opportunities available by opportunity type as classified by our editors. Some opportunities may have more than one type.

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Funding by type i i

Updated on Q3, 2020

Total number of opportunities

Research

13,165

Prizes and Awards

7,023

Fellowships or Post-doctoral Awards

6,177

Scholarships, Training or Bursaries

6,064

Institutional, Program or Curriculum Development

4,992

Travel

4,301

Collaboration Opportunities & Networking

1,440

Conferences, Events or Seminars

1,606

Equipment, Materials & Facility Use

1,579

Other*

4,283

* other includes: Artistic Pursuits, Clinical Trials, Dissertation-Thesis Funding, Industry or Business Funding, Publishing or Dissemination, Tenders, Visiting Personnel

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Our funding solution is searched by tens of thousands of researchers and research administrators worldwide. The top search concepts in the word cloud reveals trending free text searches that were not searched in the previous quarter.

Note that these terms do not represent the millions of saved search terms, advanced searches or keyword searches performed in our service.
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The free-text search terms list reveals terms that saw the largest percentage increase in number of searches over the previous quarter.
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Our funding solution is searched by tens of thousands of researchers and research administrators worldwide. The top search concepts in the word cloud reveals trending free text searches that were not searched in the previous quarter.

Note that these terms do not represent the millions of saved search terms, advanced searches or keyword searches performed in our service.
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The free-text search terms list reveals terms that saw the largest percentage increase in number of searches over the previous quarter.

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