Funding Opportunities

RDO has identified the external funding opportunities listed below that may be of interest to the NC State research community. To the best of our knowledge, these opportunities are not institutionally limited. For limited submission opportunites, go here. If you are aware of other funding programs that may be of interest at NC State, please contact the Research Development office.

Show list of 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
DOD (Defense Threat Reduction Agency)HDTRA1-17-S-0002: Science and Technology New InitiativesUnspecifiedOpen through October 2021

Funding Agencies

Major funding agencies are listed in the sortable table below.

Foundation & Nonprofit Opportunities

The Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations has compiled a list of external funding opportunities  available through corporate and private foundations. Visit the Funding Opportunities Resource to find more information on the foundations that may be a starting place for your research interests.


SPIN is a large research funding database that the NC State research community can access through a UNC systemwide subscription. SPIN contains funding opportunities from many government/public sources, private foundations, and corporations across all disciplines. You can create and save customized searches and set up regular email notifications.