The Research Development Office can assist faculty in finding research funding for individual, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary research funding. Contact:


New Funding Opportunities

The funding opportunities listed below may be of interest to the NC State research community. To the best of our knowledge, these opportunities are not institutionally limited. For limited submissions, go to http://research.ncsu.edu/rdo/funding/ltd-sub-opps/. If you are aware of other funding programs that may be of interest at NC State, please contact the Research Development Office.

Show current list of new funding opportunities
AgencyOpportunityPotential AwardAgency Due Date
NSFNSF 16-550: Conferences and Workshops in the Mathematical Sciences$200,000 to $4,000,000Proposals Accepted Anytime
NSFPD 16-018Y: Cybermanufacturing SystemsUnspecifiedUnsolicited full proposals may be submitted at any time.
NIHPAR-15-346: Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01)UnspecifiedMonthly on the 10th
NSFNSF 16-566: Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY)Up to $3M10/26/16 - 2/1/17 (depending on program)
NSFNSF 16-613: Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF)Up to $1.6M1/3/17 - 1/17/17
NSFNSF 16-615: Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase I (TRIPODS)$1.2M - $1.5MLOI: 1/4/17 - 1/19/17; Full Proposal: 3/1/17 - 3/15/17
NSFNSF 16-603:
Algorithms in the Field (AitF)
Up to $800,0001/12/17 - 1/26/17
NIHN00014-17-S-F002: Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance and Sensitivity (U54)Up to $3.75MLOI: 2/3/17
Full Application: 3/3/17
NIHPAR-17-046: Exploratory Research for Technology Development (R21)Up to $275,000LOI: 30 days prior
Full application: 2/16/17; 6/16/17; 10/16/17
NIHPAR-16-417: NLM Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health (G13)Up to $150,000LOI: 30 days prior
Full Application: 2/24/17, 2/24/18
NC Biotechnology Center/Kenan InstituteCollaborative Funding Grant$100,000 ($80,000 cost share required)2/8/17
NSFNSF 17-520: Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies Up to $550,0002/10/17
NIHPAR-17-069: NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22)Up to $100,000/year towards salary and $50,000/year towards research development2/12/17
6/12/17
10/12/17
NC Biotechnology CenterBiotechnology Innovation Grant$100,0002/15/17
NIHPA-17-085: Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications (R21)Up to $275,0002/16/17
6/16/17
10/16/17
NSFNSF 17-510: Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD)Approximately $100,000 - $150,0002/21/17
NSFNSF 17-523: Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2017Up to $2M2/21/17
NIHRFA-NS-17-020: Research Program Award (R35)$20M available for up to 30 awardsLOI: 2/21/17
Full Application: 3/21/17
NSFNSF 16-532: Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2: SSE & SSI)~$800,000SSE Proposals: 2/21/17

SSI Proposals: 9/19/17
NSFNSF 17-514: PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation (PFE: RIEF)Approximately $200,0002/23/17
NSFN00014-17-S-F002: Computer Science for All (CS for All: RPP) Small - $300,000
Medium - $1M
Large: $2M
2/28/17
NIHPAR-16-416: NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research (NCI Omnibus R03)Up to $100,0002/28/17; 6/27/17; 10/26/17 ...
NIHPAR-17-002: International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01)Salary and other program-related expenses3/2/2017
NSF and othersNSF 17-529: Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)Small - $500,000
Medium - $1M
Frontier: $7M
2/20/17 - 3/6/16
NSF/NIFANSF 17-530: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS)Budgets must not exceed $2.5M3/6/17
DE (ARPA-E)DE-FOA-0001737: Saving Energy Nationwide in Structures with Occupancy Recognition (Sensor)$250,000 - $1MConcept Paper: 3/17/17
Full Application: TBD
NC Biotechnology CenterTechnology Enhancement$75,0003/22/17
NASANNH16ZEA001N-AATT: Advanced Air Transport Technology (AATT) ProjectUp to $200K per year, for 3 years4/14/16 - 4/30/17
NIHPAR-16-358: NIA Program Project Applications (P01)UnspecifiedLOI: 30 days prior to due date
Application: 5/25/17
Defense Science OfficeDARPA-BAA-16-46: Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wideUnspecifiedExecutive Summary: 5/2/17
Abstract: 5/23/17
Full Proposal: 6/22/17
NIHPAR-16-053: High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10)$600,000 - $2M5/16/17
NIHPAR-17-074: Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10)Up to $600,0005/31/17
DARPA DARPA-BAA-16-51: Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office-Wide BAAUnspecifiedAbstract: 6/30/17
Full Proposal: 8/25/17
NSFNSF 11-581: GeoinformaticsUnspecified7/1/17
NC Biotechnology CenterInstitutional Development$200,000October 2017
NSFAPS-OAA-16-000001: USAID and the Private Sector: Partnering for ImpactUnspecified11/17/17
NSFNSF 16-608: Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS)Foundational Projects: $350,000 - $700,000; Integrative Projects: $500,000 - $1.4M12/11/17
DOD (Office of Naval Research)N00014-17-S-F002: FY17 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce ProgramUp to $750,000Will remain open until 12/31/17

Current Limited Submission Opportunities

Some agencies limit the number of proposals an institution may submit to a specific program. The Research Development Office attempts to identify all opportunities of interest to the NC State research community and coordinates the submission process with the colleges.  If you are aware of other programs that are institutionally limited, please notify the Research Development Office so that they may be announced.  Following the contact requirements for limited submissions ensures eligibility for proposals moving forward and minimizes the risk of all proposals from NC State being rejected by the funding agency for non-compliance.  Learn more about NC State’s limited submission process.

Show current list of limited submission opportunities
StatusOpportunity
Closed. PI Selected.NIH Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD)
Limit - 1 per organization
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 11/10/16, 5:00 pm
Agency due dates - 1/27/17
Closed. PIs selected.NSF Research Traineeship Program
Limit - 2 per institution: Traineeship Track; 2 per institution: Innovations in Graduate Education Track
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: July 28, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Agency due dates - LOI (required): December 9, 2016; Full Proposal: February 7, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
Closed for internal competition.Moore Inventor Fellows
Limit - 2 per institution
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 12/8/16, 5:00 pm
Agency due dates - Nomination information: 2/8/17; All application materials: 3/1/17
Open for internal planningNIH Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate – Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR)
Limit - 1 per institution
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 2/23/17
Agency due dates - Application: 5/24/17
Open for internal planningNIH Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)
Limit - 1 per institution
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 2/23/17
Agency due dates - Application: 5/25/17
Closed. PI Selected.Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
Limit - 1 per organization (as lead)
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 11/3/16, 5:00 pm
Agency due dates - Application: 2/10/17
Closed. PI selected.Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)
Limit - 1 per institution, as lead
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 12/1/16, 5:00 pm
Agency due dates - Preliminary Proposal: 2/14/17; Full Proposal: 5/16/17
Closed.Keck Research Grants
Limit - 1 per category
Internal due dates - White Paper: 1/11/17
Agency due dates - Pre-Application Counseling: January 1, 2017 – February 15, 2017; Application: May 2, 2017, 4:30 p.m. (PT)
Closed. PI selected.NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
Limit - 1 per organization (as lead)
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 11/3/16, 5:00 pm
Agency due dates - Application: 2/15/17
Closed. PI Selected.NEA Art Works
Limit - 1 per organization, per fiscal year
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 1/5/17
Agency due dates - 2/16/17
Contact limited-submission@ncsu.edu if interested.NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI)
Limit - 2 per institution
Internal due dates - Notification of Interest: 1/12/17
Agency due dates - 3/1/17
Open for internal planningNSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)
Limit - 1 per college that awards degrees in an eligible field (either as lead or collaborator)
Internal due dates - Contact your college research office.
Agency due dates - 3/29/17

Internal Funding Programs

NC State sponsored seed funding for interdisciplinary projects, faculty development, and discipline-specific research.


Scholar Awards

These scholar awards exist to assist early career faculty with jump-starting independent research.


External Funding Agencies

Links to agency funding lists and notification websites.


Funding Databases + Search Tools

The NC State research community has access to two large funding opportunity databases, both of which may be accessed without a login from any on-campus computer.


NC State grants.gov Portal

Access to grants.gov, NC State instructions, and contact information.


Subscribe to the Funding Opportunity Listserv

The Research Development Office maintains a mailing list to notify faculty about the release of select solicitations, including institutionally-limited opportunities.