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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY RESOURCES

INTERNAL FUNDING MECHANISMS:

(this list is not exhaustive)

Opportunities from the Office of the Vice Provost of Interdisciplinary Collaborations and Cross-Campus Affairs (link leads to a different page)

Opportunities from the Academic Senate (link leads to a different page)

Opportunities from the UCLA Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) (link leads to a different page)

Opportunities from University of California Office of the President and UCOP Programs (two links leading to a different page)

Currently inactive:

Transdisciplinary Seed Grants (link leads to another page)

Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Research Grant Program (AY2016-17) (link leads to most recent RFP)

Research Initiative for Diversity and Equity (RIDE) - not currently active (link leads to a different page)

Shared Resources Consortium - not currently active (link leads to a different page)

 

Aside from the funding mechanisms above, there are funding opportunity resources available to UCLA community members:

Limited Submission Opportunities (link leads to a different page)

External Funding Opportunity Databases ( free and subscription-based access)

UCLA Funding Opportunity Newsletters

Corporate and Foundation Funding

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DATABASES:

Open Access: Grants.gov

All discretionary grants offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies can be found on Grants.gov.

Campus Specific Resource: UCLA BioFund (a database of 1000+ non-federal funding (non-NIH) opportunities - created and managed by UCLA Health/DGSOM for the campus community)

Subscription-Based: SPIN Database

As a resource for our community, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research currently provides an institution-wide subscription to SPIN funding opportunity database.

  • SPIN offers a wide-ranging funding opportunities database with over 40,000 programs from more than 10,000 unique sponsors. Visit SPIN from any UCLA IP address to start searching. Need help? Get acquainted with these Training Videos.

As of August 2015, the UCLA institution-wide subscription to Pivot has been discontinued.  If you wish to provide input regarding Pivot, SPIN, or other funding opportunity databases/resources, please email: jsweitzer@conet.ucla.edu.


UCLA FUNDING OPPORTUNITY NEWSLETTERS

As a service to the campus community, the Research Enhancement Office coordinates a series of  subscription-based funding opportunity e-newsletters. If you are interested in subscribing, please follow this "SUBSCRIBE" link.  You will be routed to a web form where you will have the option of subscribing to one or more newsletters by topic.

CORPORATE AND FOUNDATION FUNDING

The UCLA Office of Corporate, Foundation and Research Relations (CFRR) serves as a catalyst for promoting and strengthening relationships between corporations and foundations and the UCLA community. The office represents the broad priorities of the academic units and the overall campus to the corporate and foundation community, promoting opportunities for interaction to enhance research, philanthropy, recruiting, marketing, and other initiatives.

Please note that some private funders have requested special coordination of applications with the University. Please refer to the UCLA Corporate, Foundation, and Research Relations website for an up-to-date list of these private funders. Please connect with the staff member assigned to your unit for additional assistance.

UCLA RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT OFFICE

For general questions related to finding funding, proposal development, and other grantmaking resources available to UCLA researchers, please contact us.


UCLA Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, BOX 951405, 2147 Murphy Hall Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405