Show Me the Money! Use PIVOT to Find Funding Opportunities
Learn step-by-step how to use the PIVOT search engine to find funding opportunities specific to your research. You will learn how to
- Write a lay-language abstract of your project to determine the type of funding you may need, timing and deadlines, and specific keywords you can use for a targeted search.
- Set up your funding search and make it work automatically.
- Filter, sort and analyze the search results to find the funding opportunities most suited to your needs.
A recording will be available after the session.
About the Presenter
Melissa Throckmorton joined the VCU Office of Research and Innovation in October 2016 as the Coordinator of Research Development Services. She previously served for over six years as a Grant Development Specialist with the Old Dominion University Office of Research in Norfolk, VA, as well as a grant writer for two Virginia nonprofits. Melissa has 12 years of grantwriting and grantsmanship training experience, including federal, state, local, foundation and corporate grants. She is a native of Richmond and earned her BA in Political Science from the University of Richmond and MPA from Virginia Tech.
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