The most commonly needed proposal-related accounts are listed below. ORSP can help you identify others that may be specific to your funding plan. Schedule a chat with a Pre-Award Services team member to learn more!
Pivot is a subscription-based searchable database of funding opportunities, potential collaborators, and calls for papers. The database is user-friendly and has features that allow you to search by subject keywords, eligibility, and deadline. As a UTC employee, you already have access to Pivot, but if you would like to get weekly notifications for updates matching your search criteria, then you will need to sign up for an account. With an account, you can make your profile viewable to other researchers to facilitate collaboration and team building. Visit our Pivot Tutorial page to set up an account and claim your profile.
ORSP uses InfoReady Review for limited submission competitions (where an external sponsor limits the number of proposals we can submit) and for internal grant opportunities administered by our office. To establish your account, use the link for UT users to log in with your UTC ID and password. New users will be asked to affiliate with a department. Visit our InfoReady Review webpage for quick links and a use guide.
Many federal agencies are now requiring users to have a login.gov account to access submission portals and track proposals. To create an account, go to https://login.gov/create-an-account/ and follow the prompts to complete the registration.
If you plan to apply to or participate in a proposal to the National Science Foundation, you will need to register in research.gov and affiliate with UTC.
Confirm you don’t have an NSF account by accessing the NSF ID Lookup page. Email addresses cannot be associated with more than one NSF ID. If you forgot your password to an established NSF account, you may reset it at the forgot my password page. If you are transferring to UTC from another institution, please update your existing account information.
All individuals participating in a proposal to or on a project awarded by the National Institutes of Health must have an eRA Commons ID. Please reach out to a Pre-Award Services team member to set up a new account or affiliate your existing account with UTC. Once your ID is established, you will receive an email with instructions for setting your password and completing your profile.
Note: eRA Commons now requires PIs to log in using login.gov. Follow the prompts to link your login.gov account with your eRA Commons ID.
Beginning October 23, 2023, NSF and other federal agencies will require that the Biosketch and Current and Pending Support documents used in grant proposals be created through SciENcv, an application in My NCBI. A third-party login, such as login.gov, research.gov, and eRA Commons, is required to access the system. Follow the help guide here to access SciENcv and create your Biosketch and/or Current and Pending support form.