By the Numbers


Newly awarded research dollars


Active grants and research projects


success rate in grant proposals
Twice as high as University of Pittsburgh average

Primary Funding Organizations

We develop thoughtful research with the purpose of real-world applications and benefits to educators and their students.

External organizations that have funded our research include:

  • Federal – National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Navy
  • Local and State – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • Private – Spencer Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Heinz Endowments, American Cancer Society

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Grants Office

The Pitt School of Education has a Grants Office with full-time staff members. The office is dedicated to helping faculty pursue, attain, and facilitate grants. They will help you identify potential funding sources, develop budgets, complete grant applications, and monitor awards. For more information, contact Tommy Bost, Director of Grants, at


2020 Awarded Grants Report

More Information

Those interested in finding out more information related to School of Education external funding, policies, and research can view our Grants Management section on the SOE intranet.

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