Funding Resources for International Engagement

Foundation Center

The Foundation Directory is an online resource that provides a weekly updated list of funding opportunities. This resource provides its users access to over 120,000 funding foundations and over 3 million grants.


Pivot is a subscription database of more than 25,000 funding opportunities from numerous sponsors across all disciplines. UGA faculty, students, and staff can search the database and create custom email funding alerts based on the criteria provided by the individual COS user. You can also share funding opportunities with groups, and save and track opportunities. 

Institute of Turkish Studies

The Institute of Turkish Studies is a private educational foundation in the United States exclusively dedicated to the support and development of Turkish Studies in American higher education.

National Science Foundation

NSF has a number of opportunities targeted for international cooperation in the sciences. The International Science & Engineering Section offers a number of opportunities to support and augment international scientific collaborations. Some of these include: International Research Experiences for Students (IRES); Partnerships for International Research & Education (PIRE); and Catalyzing New International Collaborations (CNIC).

Partners of the Americas

Partners of the Americas works to develop international partnerships by creating a network of people and organizations to work together toward a common goal. Their vision is to address issues through understanding and lasting partnerships. 

The Japan Foundation

The Japan Foundation is Japan's public institution dedicated to sharing Japanese culture and language with people throughout the world, and offers some grants for training programs and cultural exchange.


The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership

The CGP promotes collaboration between the people of Japan, the United States, and beyond in order to address issues of global concern, offering grants for educational and cultural exchange. 

Trust for Mutual Understanding

The Trust for Mutual Understanding awards grants to American nonprofit organizations to support the international travel component of cultural an environmental exchanges conducted in partnership with institutions and individuals in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe.

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs

The US DOS ECA offers a number of grant programs, as do its numerous affiliated US Embassies and Missions abroad. For best results, search either through Pivot or